On the Concept of Disinformation in the Legal and Forensic Aspect

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DOI:

https://doi.org/10.34739/dsd.2021.02.06

Keywords:

disinformation, fake news, criminal cases, article 132 of Penal Code

Abstract

The article describes the issue of disinformation in the mass media and the impact of disinformation on society, with particular emphasis on the legal and forensic aspect of this concept. The first part of the article contains information about the very concept of disinfor-mation, namely the first use of this word, its meanings and use. In the next part of the article, there are considerations strictly related to the issue of disinformation in the media in the legal and forensic aspect, together with the reference to relevant examples illustrating a given phe-nomenon and showing the impact on society. In a world where the mass media and public opinion play a very important role, disinformation has a huge driving force also in the legal and forensic sphere, as indicated in the article below.

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Published

2021-12-17

How to Cite

Konieczny, M. (2021). On the Concept of Disinformation in the Legal and Forensic Aspect. De Securitate Et Defensione. O Bezpieczeństwie I Obronności, 7(2), 95–108. https://doi.org/10.34739/dsd.2021.02.06