Posts tagged 'fake news'
Posted: April 19, 2018 | Tags: fake news
Pew found that 58 percent of U.S. adults surveyed did not want the government involved in limiting made-up information, while 39 percent favored government action. However, 56 percent supported technology companies taking a role in limiting fake news.
“Most Americans fell on the side of supporting freedom,” said report co-author Elizabeth Grieco, a senior writer and editor with the non-profit research group. “It’s interesting when you juxtapose it to the second question ...
Posted: June 15, 2017 | Tags: fake news
Fake news has the potential to damage both mainstream media and the public.
That was the message at a June 12 National Press Club event titled “Is Seeing Still Believing,” which featured Santiago Lyon, who works with the World Press Photo Foundation, and Washington Post media columnist Margaret Sullivan.
“I feel the term has become weaponized,” Sullivan told the crowd of two-dozen about fake news.
The Washington Post's Margaret Sullivan spoke at the National Press Club about how to combat fake news.
The conference opened with moderator Mickey H. Osterreicher reminding the audience about his group’s — the National ...