Disinformation in football: A talk with Marc Owen Jones on; social media, astro-turfing and sock puppets.

This weeks interview features Marc Owen Jones, Assistant Professor for Middle Eastern Studies at the Hamad Bin Khalifa University in Qatar. Mark’s specialises in the field of social media disinformation He spoke with @ginolasleftfoot about its growing presence in football’s ever complex landscape.

Mark breaks down the evolution of social media disinformation and how it is being weaponized to distort narratives in the world of football.

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Further reading of Mark’s work can be found here.

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