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Plus: The lines between “fake news” and psyops, the Russians shared real news too, and “reality apathy.”
Plus: The Brits come to the U.S. to grill tech execs, and spammers come to Instant Articles.
A new study finds asking Facebook users about publishers could “be quite effective in decreasing the amount of misinformation and disinformation circulating on social media” — but Facebook will need to make one important change to its plan.
Plus: Skepticism about this Biz Stone–backed fake-news-fighting startup may be warranted.
For example: How could we increase public demand for fact-based information? Would incentives work?
What’s clear is that Facebook has plenty of data from users already, which it can — will — use in conjunction with its two-question survey.
Plus: Lessons from Bolivia and Slovakia, and what’s the reach of fake news in the EU?
Plus: A French law against fake news during elections; Facebook meets with its fact-checkers; fake news jeans.
Journalist’s Resource sifts through the academic journals so you don’t have to. Here are what they consider 10 of the most important pieces of new research into digital and social media published in 2017.