Short-staffed fact-checkers, a fight against disinformation, and a struggle for resources in a decade long conflict.
Rules on political ads on Facebook pose a real threat to news consumers–and voters.
Verification, independence and accountability are the distinguishing features of good journalism and worth considering when wading into anything written by anti-vaxx crusaders.
Are Facebook users wising up to just how big a “filter bubble” they may be living in? A new study says yes.
Can you believe what a group of women wore to a Trump rally in North Carolina back in July 2019? In fact no, you can’t.
FaceBook has established stricter regulations for political advertisements in Singapore in order to combat one of the most widespread epidemics of the 21st century: the spread of misinformation.
Seeing is no longer believing as deepfakes swarm the internet.
Tall tales spread further and travel faster than the truth on social media. This Facebook post on May 19, 2019 alleges that Ivanka Trump’s Marc Fisher footwear line is exempt from U.S. tariffs imposed on goods imported from China. A critical news consumer can determine fairly quickly this is not true.
Here’s some real news about fake news: half of all Americans see made-up news as a problem in the United States today, ahead of violent crime, climate change, racism, illegal immigration and even terrorism, according to a study by the Pew Research Center.
Hunter College students can satisfy a CUNY Common Core and become more news literate this fall.