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Rather than being free of values, good science is transparent about...

Kevin Elliott, Michigan State University Scientists these days face a conundrum. As Americans are buffeted by accounts of fake news, alternative facts and deceptive social...

I was an Exxon-funded climate scientist

Katharine Hayhoe, Texas Tech University ExxonMobil’s deliberate attempts to sow doubt on the reality and urgency of climate change and their donations to front groups...

Is Google’s eagerness to answer questions promoting more falsehood online?

Thomas Maher, University of Arizona When people have questions, they often ask Google. They expect high-quality, accurate answers. Late last year, it emerged that the...

How can we learn to reject fake news in the digital...

Thomas P. Mackey, SUNY Empire State College and Trudi Jacobson, University at Albany, State University of New York The circulation of fake news through social...

Facebook’s problem is more complicated than fake news

R. Kelly Garrett, The Ohio State University In the wake of Donald Trump’s unexpected victory, many questions have been raised about Facebook’s role in the...

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Michel Ballings, University of Tennessee; Neeraj Bharadwaj, University of Tennessee, and Prasad Naik, University of California, Davis The Research...

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