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Elon Musk’s plans for Twitter could make its misinformation problems worse

Anjana Susarla, Michigan State University Elon Musk, the world’s richest person, acquired Twitter in...

Fact-checking may be important, but it won’t help Americans learn to...

Taylor Dotson, New Mexico Tech Entering the new year, Americans are increasingly divided. They clash not only over differing...

What will 2022 bring in the way of misinformation on social...

Anjana Susarla, Michigan State University; Dam Hee Kim, University of Arizona, and Ethan Zuckerman, UMass Amherst At the end...

To navigate the dangers of the web, you need critical thinking...

Sam Wineburg, Stanford University The web is a treacherous place. A website’s author may not be...

7 ways to avoid becoming a misinformation superspreader

H. Colleen Sinclair, Mississippi State University The problem of misinformation isn’t going away. Internet platforms like Facebook and Twitter...

Misinformation-spewing cable companies come under scrutiny

Joshua Braun, University of Massachusetts Amherst Looking at political violence in the U.S., a New Jersey state legislator sent...

Incitement to violence is rarely explicit – here are some techniques...

H. Colleen Sinclair, Mississippi State University As senators plan for an impeachment trial in which former President Donald Trump is accused of inciting his supporters...

In a battle of AI versus AI, researchers are preparing for...

John Sohrawardi, Rochester Institute of Technology and Matthew Wright, Rochester Institute of Technology An investigative journalist receives a video from an anonymous whistleblower. It shows...

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