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In their new book Disinformation and Manipulation in Digital Media, Dr Eileen Culloty and Prof Jane Suiter outline the need for a multi-pronged approach to online disinformation. In a special extract for Media Literacy Ireland, the authors present an abridged version of the book’s introduction.More