This week, many accountable news platforms join the fight against disinformation as they round up the stories that they see spreading. As conspiracies continue to merge into bigger holes of misconception, people come together to fight back. It’s refreshing to see more and more Americans join in on debunking fake news, but will it be enough?
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Misinformation Watch (CNN, Dec 7 2020)
In 2020, Disinformation Broke The U.S. (Buzzfeed, Dec 6 2020)
Researcher Cites Uptick in COVID-19 Misinformation (NPR, Dec 5 2020)
Moderna’s 3-Month Data Raise Hopes For COVID-19 Vaccine Durability (Fierce Biotech, Dec 4 2020)
Bad Ideas In National Security, (Defense 360.CSIS, Dec 4 2020)
The coming war on the hidden algorithms that trap people in poverty (MIT Review, Dec 4 2020)
What Puzzles And Poker Can Teach Us About Fake News (Financial Times, Dec 4 2020)
Information Overload Helps Fake News Spread (Scientific American, Dec 1, 2020)
How Americans Can Help Stop Fake News (USC News, Dec 1 2020)
Examining Digital Anonymity (Good ID, Nov 30 2020)