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“Because publicly funded educational institutions are committed to promoting informed debate and preparing the nation’s future citizens, my colleagues and I believe they remain some of the most promising places to try this approach.”
COVID-19 wasn’t the most common issue that workshop participants brought up. Neither was politics. What was? Consumer fraud.
“I don’t want to build animosity between my neighbors because of information I can’t confirm.”
“Why do people fail to update their beliefs in light of clear evidence to the contrary? Our research provides an answer: partisanship is a powerful factor that can lead people away from accuracy.”
“One of our approaches here is thinking if we manage [to get] platforms and the companies to put attention into Spanish-language misinformation in the U.S., that is going to benefit our regions in the long term.”
“How can you make people discuss [information] instead of polarizing them further?” A new study offers some clues.
“The more that a study looked like the real world, the less fact-checking changed participants’ minds.”
How broadcasters challenge false or misleading information while maintaining high standards of impartiality has become increasingly challenging.
Facebook alone works with 80 different fact-checking organizations worldwide.
Plus: What Africa’s top fact-checkers are doing to combat false beliefs about Covid-19.