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Articles tagged factchecking (20)

O mundo das notícias falsas: a ciência por detrás do que nos leva a partilhar histórias, a propaganda russa e o site “satírico” que encerrou depois de ser denunciado por Whoopi Goldberg.
At MisinfoCon, stopping “fake news” wasn’t the only focus: Issues from news literacy to newsroom standards and reader empathy to ad revenue were all up for discussion.
“This ‘news’ is there to influence the political process in Germany, and we think it’s very important to put them straight.”
Barely 90 days after launch, StopFake is reaching 1.5 million unique visitors a month and bringing social media verification to a conflict being fought both on land and online. Lydia Tomkiw
The rise and fall of a narcotweeter, how to build an online community, and when fact-checking backfires: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
The NYU professor and scholar talks about his intellectual influences, how he thinks the press did in 2012, and how much of an audience there’ll be for civic-minded journalism. Joshua Benton