Fake News: How Disinformation Is Spread & Technological Advances Are Making It More Dangerous
Stories of fake news continue to make headlines, get spread by political leaders, and raise questions about what and whom to believe. Advances in technology now make it easy to create fake images and videos, a trend that raises alarms as we enter election season. We’ll discuss what more we’ve learned about identifying and combatting fake news, and what are some practical ways to counterbalance its impact on society.
- Jeanne Bourgault, President of Internews
- Chet Lunner, former journalist and retired executive, former Maine newspaper editor, Congressional chief of staff, 9/11 press secretary, Homeland Security intelligence officer, and staffer to four Cabinet secretaries.
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- Lies spread faster on social media than truth does
- Solutions that can stop fake news spreading
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- Fake News: Why We Fall For It
- How National Geographic spots altered images - and why they say they'll never move the Pyramids again
- Most Americans say they have lost trust in the media
- Here’s how much Americans trust 38 major news organizations (hint: not all that much!)
- Video Of Fake Trump Attacking Media Is Widely Condemned
- Strategies for saving local newsrooms