'Fake news' as infrastructural uncanny - Jonathan Gray, Liliana Bounegru, Tommaso Venturini, 2020
Max Dovey

Abstract In this article, we examine how the social disturbance precipitated by 'fake news' can be viewed as a kind of infrastructural uncanny. We suggest that the threat of problematic and viral junk news can raise existential questions about the routine circulation, engagement and monetisation of content through the Web and social media.