Silver lining: That means most people were not being inundated with fake news.
By Vicky Stein
Brazil’s WhatsApp election scandal should be a wake-up call particularly for other developing world democracies.
By Luca Belli, The Conversation
The rising capabilities of the technology are fueling concerns it could be used to make a bogus video, for example, of an American politician accepting a bribe or of a U.S. or an adversarial foreign leader warning of an impending…
By Deb Reichmann, Associated Press
Political symbols have a sneaky influence on your brain, according to a new study from the University of Pennsylvania.
By Nsikan Akpan
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
President Donald Trump met with the publisher of The New York Times to discuss media coverage of his administration, including his oft-repeated accusation that the media is the "enemy of the people."…
By Fedor Kossakovski
Science correspondent Miles O’Brien and series producer Cameron Hickey have been researching junk news on the internet since the election, uncovering important storylines close to home.
By Miles O'Brien
Facebook’s news feed algorithm learns in great detail what we like, and then strives to give us more of the same -- and it's that technology that can be taken advantage of to spread junk news like a virus. Science…
By Cameron Hickey
As the country was reacting to the outcome of the 2016 Presidential election, concerns soared about the problems of misinformation or so-called “Fake News” spreading across social media. To understand the scale and shape of a problem that was incredibly…
Trump tweeted Monday that it was funny to watch “Fake News Networks” criticizing Sinclair for being biased. The president singled out CNN and NBC.
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