Tag Archives: disinformation

Combatting Disinformation

Combatting disinformation: How do journalists report on disinformation “without pouring gasoline on the fire?” asks Mathew Ingram.

Fact-checking efforts can have a boomerang effect and actually entrench a false belief in some cases, he writes.

 

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Brits Propose Global Tech Ethics Code

Brits propose global tech ethics code: Taking aim at fake news and disinformation, a United Kingdom parliament committee reports “our democracy is at risk” from election interference through social media.