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Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, 2021, 4(11); doi: 10.25236/AJHSS.2021.041102.

The Proliferation of Fake News in Network Communication and The Reconstruction of Media Credibility


Yisitie Lin, Shitao Zhang 

Corresponding Author:
Shitao Zhang

School of Network Communication, Zhejiang Yuexiu University, Shaoxing 312000, China


The network provides new communication technologies and modes for the dissemination of news, and enriches the diversity of news dissemination. In network communication, the information market environment is highly competitive, the profit drive the truth change, and due to the lack of news control consciousness in network communication, it is possible to produce fake news in every link of news production. By analyzing the fake news reports of Yuan Longping's death, this paper explores the typical characteristics of fake news in network communication and the harm caused, and how to reconstruct the credibility of the media by dealing with the phenomenon of the proliferation of fake news in network communication.


Network communication, Fake news, Media credibility, News authenticity

Cite This Paper

Yisitie Lin, Shitao Zhang. The Proliferation of Fake News in Network Communication and The Reconstruction of Media Credibility. Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (2021) Vol. 4, Issue 11: 6-10. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJHSS.2021.041102.


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