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Is media literacy the magic bullet for fake news?

In The News, 28 February 2020
Cyber, UK, Information, Law and Ethics, Technology, Europe
As online news and social media have proliferated over the last decade, a whole new category of information has entered the popular lexicon: fake news. Online disinformation has come a long way from “On the Internet, nobody knows you're a dog” to a place where a malicious article hatched from a troll farm can sit side-by-side with legitimate, rigorous journalism. Awareness of the issue is widespread, but stopping misinformation requires social media platforms, journalists, fact checkers, and citizens all to take action.

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Tom Ascott
Tom Ascott

Tom Ascott was previously the Digital Communications Manager at the Royal United Services Institute before leaving in February 2021. In... read more