Written by students of the minor “applied e-Government” of the University of Public Administration and Finance Ludwigsburg, Germany
Facultas, 1. Ed., 194 p.
Editors and academic supervisors:
Lea Bader, Jochen Bender, Ines Beutel, Anna Funk, Christian Hönig, Konstantinos Katevas, Olga Kirschler, Sabrina Kokott, Christian Munz, Timo Steidle, Timo Vogt, Max Winter, Erik Wurzbach
Foreword by Dr Andreas Kiefer, General Secretary of the Congress
Introduction and Management Summary
1. What is “fake news” and “hate speech” and how do they work in practice?
2. How do fake news and hate speech affect political discussion and target persons and how can they be detected?
3. Technical Foundations – how the Internet works and why technical remedies are of limited use
4. Legal foundation – do legal remedies work?
5. Open Government & Open Data as a feasible solution?
6. Empirical Analysis
Supported by the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities
The volume was financially supported by Baden-Würtemberg Staatsministerium and Danube Region Strategie