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Plus: How political information gets distorted as it spreads from person to perso, and new research on trust in social media vs. branded apps.
Plus: Fake news probably didn’t swing the election, political polarization is nothing new, and Kara Swisher’s kid.
It’s preparing to partner with other international newsrooms.
Plus: The EU is surveying its citizens on fake news; what CrossCheck learned in France; the upcoming Disinformation Action Lab.
Plus: Google’s new but fairly useless “knowledge panels,” bots spreading misinformation in local races, and: When is misinformation most dangerous?
“How can we have these conversations together, instead of just being in our camps throwing insults at each other that no one is doing enough?”
FightHoax classifies ingested links to articles as either “Trusted,” “Hoax,” or “Mixed” based on seven different criteria, ranging from language quality to author’s publication history.
Plus: Facebook, Google, and Twitter face Congress, and new research into the spread of misinformation on WeChat.
“Your actions need to catch up to your responsibilities.”