Disinformation in The Global South: New book by Herman Wasserman and Dani Madrid-Morales


Media and communication scholars Herman Wasserman and Dani Madrid-Morales to release a new book on disinformation in the global south. Through case studies and comparative analyses, this book explores the impact of disinformation in Africa, Latin America, the Arab World and Asia.

Wasserman and Madrid-Morales provide a diverse collection of perspectives on the phenomenon of disinformation as it manifests in the Global South, drawing on on examples from several different countries. Disinformation in the Global South also offers:

  • An introduction to Southern perspectives on national histories, theories of disinformation and research methods in disinformation studies.
  • Global case studies of misinformation, including ethnographic insights into how audiences engage with disinformation
  • Comprehensive expirations of responses to online and offline disinformation including discussions of news literacy and the management of disinformation.

This book is a valuable resource to scholars of disinformation everywhere.

Disinformation in The Global South will be released in March of 2022.