Category: Fake News

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April Fools’ Day 2019

Beware what you read today. I toyed with the thought of writing a completely fake story about some non-existent technological breakthrough like a sentient quantum computer; but, with so much fake news

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Fake News is Old News

Many people think the fake news problem started with the 2016 presidential campaign. That, however, is a false perception. I’m guessing the fake news problem can be traced back to pre-historical times.

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Fake News: Beyond the Headlines

By now most people are aware fake news stories helped sway voter feelings during the last U.S. presidential election. Serious danger lurks when people’s beliefs are untethered from the truth; yet, studies

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People Spread Fake News Faster than Bots

Since the 2016 presidential election, numerous studies and articles about fake news stories have been published. Fake news is not a new phenomenon. Eugene Kiely (@ekiely) and Lori Robertson from FactCheck.org write,

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Campaigns and Lies

Because this is a corporate blog and not a political one, I normally steer clear of political issues. This post is no different. Although it focuses on studies that touch on why

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Changing Society One Soap at a Time

Mass media has always protested that its influence is greatly exaggerated. Although relief workers assert that the “CNN effect” is real, by which they mean that the crisis that gets the most

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