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A pilot aimed to engage Oakland’s Spanish-speaking residents with news via text.
Republicans are much more likely than Democrats to identify made-up news as a “very big problem.” They are also more likely to say that they see it “often,” and they are three times as likely as Democrats to blame journalists for creating it.
Plus: A new raft of misinformation research to read, and the actual dollar cost of anti-vaxxing.
Also, men’s faces actually take up more space in the pictures.
Plus: Whether Americans believe climate change is caused by humans depends on how you ask the question, and WhatsApp clones are getting around some restrictions designed to limit the spread of fake news.
Plus: “Passive misinformation” is a problem for The Hill and other mainstream media outlets, and a closer look at some of the research projects Facebook is opening up to.
“Subscribers pay their money and get access to a product. But members join the cause and participate because they believe in it.”
“Even facts are opinions.”