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Articles tagged repubs (11)

“We also found systematic differences between the parties in the U.S., where Republican politicians were found to share untrustworthy websites more than nine times as often as Democratic politicians.”
Researchers are trying to boost people’s immunity to fake news using online games and other strategies. Can these efforts protect the wider population against disinformation?
As the social media platforms become more active in tackling false claims around politics and health, disinformation agents are searching for “new” ways to spread their messages.
By arguing with a message, you are spreading it further. This matters, because if more people see it, or see it more often, it will have an even greater effect.
As the election recedes, medical and climate misinformation move to the forefront.
If Substack’s pricing precludes widespread distribution of its news and commentary, its value as a public service won’t be fully realized.
The ocean’s twilight zone is, first and foremost, a reminder that our understanding of misinformation online is severely lacking because of limited data.
The scientist has gained popularity as Covid’s excitable play-by-play announcer. But some experts want to pull his plug.
Two key moments from the 2020 campaign — the first debate and Trump’s coronavirus diagnosis — are particularly illustrative.
Get ready for “lighter propaganda.”