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“Our belief in free will is ultimately a reason so many of us back democracy in the first place. Denying it can arguably be more damaging than a few fake news posts lurking on social media.”
“When a crisis comes knocking, people turn to journalism to make better decisions. This is what is happening with the climate emergency.” Moreno Cruz Osório
“Existing efforts to expose disinformation and build trust are not enough. But the fact that more funders and news organizations are centering them is promising.” Sharon Moshavi
COVID-19 wasn’t the most common issue that workshop participants brought up. Neither was politics. What was? Consumer fraud.
“The media treating Twitter like an assignment editor is one of the fundamental errors that enabled meme warriors to play everyone.”
“Ukraine’s successful strategy in the battle over information demonstrates the connection between armed conflict and information warfare.”
A body of research shows that stronger, not weaker, moderation of the information ecosystem is what’s needed to combat harmful misinformation.
OpenMind Magazine launched just a month ago, with a goal of “tackling science controversies and deceptions.”
Achieving a more transparent and less manipulative online media may well be the defining political battle of the 21st century.
Many Russians, in light of the Kremlin’s crackdown of independent media, are also turning to the messaging app for information.