All posts tagged "Fake News"
EU experts’ fake news report draws false conclusions: consumer group
Report called for a code of principles for platforms, that companies explain how news is selected, promote media literacy and develop tools to help consumers tackle the issue The experts also said authorities should let the companies regulate...
- Posted March 12, 2018
Google targets ‘fake news,’ offensive search suggestions
Its modified search engine seeks to prevent bogus information and offensive suggestions
- Posted April 25, 2017
Facebook launches resource to help spot fake news
Concern over false news has increased since the 2016 U.S. presidential election
- Posted April 6, 2017
Tech leaders, others launch $14M ‘News Integrity’ nonprofit
Addresses false news and promotes news literacy
- Posted April 3, 2017
Trump blasts media, anonymous sources — after WH uses them
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump unloaded on the news media Friday for using anonymous sources – just hours after members of his own staff insisted on briefing reporters only on condition their names be concealed. Unleashing a...
- Posted February 24, 2017
Justice Ginsburg praises media and the role of free press
WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is praising the media at a time when the Trump administration has accused reporters of being dishonest and delivering “fake news.” Ginsburg told the BBC’s “Newsnight” program in an...
- Posted February 23, 2017
Merkel backs ‘free, independent press’ amid Trump media criticism
Assures mutual respect in Germany between the government and the media
- Posted February 18, 2017
The new civics course in US schools: How to spot fake news
"The biggest challenge that I have whenever I try to teach kids about questionable content on the web is convincing them that there is such a thing as questionable content on the web"
- Posted February 13, 2017
Apple’s Tim Cook: Fake news is ‘killing people’s minds’
Cook accused news sources of aiming for clicks instead of truth
- Posted February 11, 2017
Fighting Fake News Isn’t Just Up to Facebook and Google
NEW YORK — You, too, can join the battle against misleading and other “fake” news online. But your options are somewhat limited unless you’re already an academic or data scientist who’s been studying the subject since way...
- Posted February 6, 2017