News media scholar Thomas Patterson offers three tips to help journalists avoid being part of the misinformation problem.
“If it's not Gab, it's going to be another platform... the sentiment and the ideas fostered by these communities are not going to be fazed by technology.”
How to sort out what’s real and newsworthy from what’s fake as Hurricane Florence makes landfall in North Carolina.
Suggestions for journalists to consider in their coverage of de-platforming figures who spread misinformation.
Claire Wardle, a research fellow at Harvard's Shorenstein Center, created a glossary so everyone has a shared vocabulary to discuss "fake news" and the spread of bad information online.
We spotlight 10 of the most compelling academic studies published in 2017, which delve into meaty topics such as venture-backed startups, artificial intelligence and the spread of disinformation.
This collection of research offers insights into the impacts of fake news and other forms of misinformation, including fake Twitter images, and how people use the internet to spread rumors and misinformation.