New technologies are helping to gather large amounts of data, combat fake news on social media and more in Brazil.
A report from Hewlett Foundation compares existing studies on disinformation, social media, and political polarization; focusing on what key information is still missing from these studies.
As misinformation becomes a growing problem in media and politics, many people turn to public authorities. Soft power solutions offer an alternative that doesn't risk government censorship.
Election year is always turbulent for journalists and more so in the age of fake news. How to combat disinformation that plagues not only Brazil but the world?
In 2018, media companies will shift how they interact with consumers, creating more personalized services. We recap the latest predictions from the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism.
Facebook announced last week that they will update the structure of the newsfeed in a response to criticism over the spread of fake news. But these changes might not provide the answer.
With its unique technology, Truepic allows its users to capture instantly verified images and videos — and journalists can use the service for free.
“Rebuilding trust will a long-term process and will require the commitment of publishers, platforms and consumers over many years.”
False information is often irresistibly appealing and moves too fast to be stopped — which is why it will take collaboration on a large scale to combat fake news.
Video can be key to holding people accountable in a straightforward way. But how soon until video is realistically doctored? And how will we know what to trust?
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