Incidents like the #Pizzagate shooting signify one step in a long, dark trail of real world consequences caused by fake news. Experts explain this history and why these stories are so hard to ignore.
By PBS NewsHour
Tech giants like Google and Facebook face mounting criticism over whether they used insufficient discretion in weeding out fake news. A Buzzfeed analysis found that false stories generated more engagement than content from real news sites in the three months…
By Ryan Connelly Holmes
Facebook and Google banned fake news sites from collecting funds via their advertising networks on Monday.
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