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Out-of-context photos are a powerful low-tech form of misinformation

Lisa Fazio, Vanderbilt University When you think of visual misinformation, maybe you think of deepfakes – videos that appear real but have actually been created...

Deepfakes: five ways in which they are brilliant business opportunities

Linda W Lee, Nottingham Trent University; Jan Kietzmann, University of Victoria, and Tim C Kietzmann, Radboud University A visitor to The Dalí Museum in St...

Beyond fact-checking: 5 things schools should do to foster news literacy

Seth Ashley, Boise State University When it comes to news literacy, schools often emphasize fact-checking and hoax-spotting. But as I argue in my new book,...

Too many people think satirical news is real

R. Kelly Garrett, The Ohio State University; Robert Bond, The Ohio State University, and Shannon Poulsen, The Ohio State University In July, the website Snopes...

How local journalism can upend the ‘fake news’ narrative

Damian Radcliffe, University of Oregon “For the first time media is the least trusted institution globally,” Edelman, the global PR and marketing firm concluded in...

Schools must equip students to navigate alt-right websites that push fake...

Jennifer Rich, Rowan University More than 60 percent of America’s middle and high school students rely on alt-right internet sites as credible sources for their...

Why you stink at fact-checking

Lisa Fazio, Vanderbilt University Here’s a quick quiz for you: In the biblical story, what was Jonah swallowed by? How many animals of each kind did Moses...

The countries that trust Facebook the most are also the most...

Bhaskar Chakravorti, Tufts University The latest shoe has dropped on Facebook: Private data on 50 million users found its way to a shadowy research outfit,...

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