fake news

  • Fake News: A Case Study

    Shelly Palmer  Real fake news articles feature fabricated stories crafted to push a particular agenda. In most cases, the thesis of the article is supported by alternative facts (lies). But there are more subtle, more insidious types of fake news. Specifically, articles that might pass a cursory fact check,...
  • FAKE FACTS; FAKE NEWS IMPACT INFORMED DEMOCRACY; IS USED BY AUTOCRATS

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR Steven Erlanger’s article entitled “AUTOCRATS ECHO CRY OF FAKE NEWS’” (New York Times, Large Print Weekly, 12.25.17, page 3) presents the world-wide impact of President Trump’s attacks on The Press’. Until the 2016 presidential campaign, the general public did not question the truthfulness or veracity...
  • Fake News Not Swaying Elections

    Eric Galatas Public News Service DENVER – Despite claims by some politicians, fake news, social media and search algorithms don’t sway public opinion, according to a study by a group of international researchers. William Dutton, the report’s lead author, says if search engines did help create so-called filter bubbles...