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Why Snopes Gets an ‘F’ for Fact Checking

Originally posted on Tales from the Conspiratum:
In the barrage of information you come across daily online, how do you know what’s true and what’s nothing more than hearsay, gossip or all-out lies? “If you’re relying on Snopes as your arbiter of truth, however, you’re in for a surprise: Snopes engages in massive censorship of… Continue reading

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Fake news front group “NewsGuard” exposed as a massive protection racket to promote fake narratives from official sources while censoring indy media

Originally posted on The Net Projection:
Image credit: Nowtheendbegins Vicki Batts Natural News NewsGuard Technologies promotes itself as a company bent on fighting “fake news” and allowing truth to prevail. The website claims the company will restore “trust and accountability” through its human-driven rating system. But as many critics have suspected, the onslaught of pro-NewsGuard… Continue reading

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The Fight Against Fake News

Originally posted on Nicholas C. Rossis:
If you haven’t heard the term “fake news” yet, please come out from under that rock and join the rest of us. As for the rest, you will no doubt be aware that fake news has been linked to extremist politics, social division, mob violence, and crime. As writers, we… Continue reading

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“Media” Brainwashing Works

I present to you the result of American “media” propaganda: https://twitter.com/IngrahamAngle/status/1093154737300615169 This kid has no idea why he’s kneeling. He only knows that he’s seen Famous People On TV kneeling for the national anthem. Propaganda works. Our children are being indoctrinated by evil people to believe lies. ? Continue reading

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How to sit back and enjoy the FAKE NEWS

Originally posted on Sharing With Others –:
Question by FPQ: “How do you feel about people who always seem to exaggerate when relating a story? Do you equate embellishment with lying? As a blogger, when, if ever, is stretching the truth, other than when writing fiction, permissible?” Also, the word of the day from FOWC… Continue reading

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Study shows audience judgments can identify online misinformation

A new study co-authored by an MIT professor shows that crowdsourced judgments about the quality of news sources may effectively marginalize false news stories and other kinds of online misinformation.
Want to squelch #FakeNews? Let the readers take&nbs… Continue reading

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What is “Fake News”?

Originally posted on Wright’s Writes:
The now-popular buzzword “fake news” gets thrown around a lot today by many different players. In fact, it has become so central to our current political issues that Oxford Dictionaries designated “post-truth” as the international word of the year in 2016. But what does “fake news” actually mean? For… Continue reading

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Google Misinformation: Fake News Medicine

I am not a free-speech lawyer, but when human health is at stake, perhaps search engines, social media platforms and websites should be held responsible for promoting or hosting fake information. Haider Warraich, a fellow in heart failure and transplantation at Duke University Medical Center, is the author of the forthcoming “State of the Heart: … Continue reading Google Misinformation: Fake News Medicine Continue reading

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Fake news vs fact in online battle for truth

Since US President Donald Trump weaponised the term “fake news” during the 2016 presidential election campaign, the phrase has gone viral. Increasingly it is used by politicians around the world to denounce or dismiss news reports that do not fit their version of the truth. But as news outlets defend their work, false information is … Continue reading Fake news vs fact in online battle for truth Continue reading

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