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Studia Medioznawcze Media Studies 4 (75) 2018


Fake news and the mediatized imagination. The experiential reception mode vs information and the world image in the media

Małgorzata Lisowska-Magdziarz
(Instytut Dziennikarstwa, Mediów i Komunikacji Społecznej Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego, Kraków/Institute of Journalism, Media and Social Communication, Jagiellonian University, Kraków)

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The mass media provide the auditoria with the attractive texts aiming mainly or solely at the powerful emotional and sensual stimulation. To the auditoria these texts constitute the source of the narratives, heuristics, and interpretations handy in the description and representation of the world. Such mediatized imagination facilitates spreading stereotypes, hearsay and fake news.


representation, mediatization, imagination, consumerism, pleasure, fake news


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