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Articles tagged Joe Biden (10)

“They are easier and cheaper to create than deepfake videos, and there are fewer contextual clues to detect with the naked eye.”
“Frankly, the nation’s media may well be talking and thinking too much about the need for someone to ‘save journalism’ when all of us should be laser-focused on doing the work that may well save democracy.”
“A greater sense of normalcy may be good for people’s mental health, but not news profits.”
Including how research into sports fandom explains Trump supporters’ claims of voter fraud: “One’s degree of team identification is a major predictor for attributing a loss to external forces such as referees and opponents’ cheating, resulting in denial of the outcome.”
There’s good evidence that some people find predictive models like FiveThirtyEight’s confusing, and an argument that they might keep people from voting. But 2016’s scars shouldn’t mean that voters have to be kept in the dark.
A new paper argues that the “26 words that created the internet” should remain in force — but only for companies that agree to certain new regulations and restrictions.
Our analysis finds a 99 percent chance someone will still complain about it.
The great interrogations of TV news history didn’t happen live. “There’s one option that could be considered by these programs: not inviting guests who will mislead audiences with provably inaccurate information.”
Plus, a new free course for online fact-checking taught via workspace app Notion.
Media companies experiment with creating elections tools for social engagement.