The First Amendment still stands along with our right to exercise the power to speech, press and petition.
23% say they have shared a made-up news story – either knowingly or not.
Fake news will exist as long as there is money to be made from it.
People were asked to evaluate sample news statements and categorize them as “opinion” or “fact.”
If you really think about it, what makes that particular claim fake news?
We have survived, and thrived as a nation, in spite of missteps.
People are emotional, irrational beings who seem to prefer sharing lies that match their worldview over reconciling their beliefs with facts.
After 1,072 posts I was pleasantly surprised.
Melissa Zimdars, an assistant professor of media studies at Merrimack College in Massachusetts, created a solid list for identifying fake news.
In the age of pay-per-click, attention is money.