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The Frontiers of Society, Science and Technology, 2021, 3(7); doi: 10.25236/FSST.2021.030712.

Research on the governance of internet rumors in a major epidemic


Dong Xueying

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Dong Xueying

School of Public Administration and Law, Liaoning Technical University, Fuxin, Liaoning 123000, China


In recent years, the rapid spread of online rumors about public emergencies has become a major problem for government departments to maintain social stability and network order. This article selects the new crown epidemic as a typical case of public health emergencies to analyze public health emergencies The reasons for the formation and main effects of the Internet rumors of the incident, summarize the emergence cycle and main content of the Internet rumors of the new crown epidemic in my country, and further propose optimized ideas and countermeasures for the management of online rumors of public health emergencies, hoping to provide relevant government departments with valuable information reference.


public crisis, internet rumors, new crown epidemic

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Dong Xueying. Research on the governance of internet rumors in a major epidemic. The Frontiers of Society, Science and Technology (2021) Vol. 3, Issue 7: 63-67. https://doi.org/10.25236/FSST.2021.030712.


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