Plus: Can machine learning fix (some of) the fake news problem? And Facebook wants you to help it answer some hard questions.
Plus: Even more bad news for fact-checking, and how a fake news story spread from a Russian “satire” site to FoxNews.com.
Plus: Make your own fake Facebook story, “giant man-bats that spent their days collecting fruit and holding animated conversations,” and the AP’s guidelines on fake news.
Plus: The faces of a Russian botnet, an alt-right newsletter to subscribe to, and “falsehoods in a forest of facts.”
Plus: A new report on the many types of trolls, and what happens when fact and fiction get blended together.
How can journalists be sure they're citing research that is rooted in fact? Consulting these two tip sheets from Journalist's Resource can help.
Have an innovative idea that can help fact-checking spread across the web? You could win US$10,000 by entering it to this contest.
Solutions for teaching news literacy, Le Monde’s Snapchat fact-checking experiments and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.
Poynter's International Fact-Checking Network spread the fact-checking movement across five continents for International Fact-Checking Day — and news organizations and educators can still get involved.
At the recent Newsgeist LatAm unconference in São Paulo, leading media figures sought out new ways to address the issue of fake news.
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