“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?
A Hacks/Hackers event in Washington highlighted different tools and strategies people can use to debunk fake news and misinformation.
A global study on the attitudes of news consumers finds print journalism is more trusted than online journalism. How does this effect companies trying to monetize new forms of media?
A new cooperative, spearheaded by the founder of Politifact, is mobilizing to take on fake news at a large scale.
Journalists and activists fact check in real-time to combat fake news and assist in aid efforts in the wake of Mexico's devastating earthquake.
With trust in the media at an all-time low and press freedom seeing similar declines, what can be done? The 12th Congress of Investigative Journalism in São Paulo sought out answers.
“The impact we’ve made has been noticeable on people in powerful positions, whether it’s politicians or mainstream media. We’ve opened them up, to see that you can’t ignore this, and that’s a good first step.”
Plus: Surrounding fake news with real news, fake news games, and Kenya faces an election.
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