misinformation

Unbound by truth on one of the world’s most powerful advertising platforms, Trump’s anti-impeachment ads are drawing in donors with clickbait disinformation.
A new report shows just how easy it is for nefarious actors to use bots, and even well-meaning journalists, to spread misinformation and propaganda.
"Campaign Carl" Cameron, longtime chief political correspondent, scorches his old employer and its "right-wing hosts."
YouTube said the descriptions, part of an initiative to fight misinformation, "are triggered algorithmically and our systems sometimes make the wrong call."
Last month, Rep. Adam Schiff wrote to Mark Zuckerberg expressing concern over Facebook's involvement in spreading anti-vaccine hoaxes.
Ethan Lindenberger, 18, will discuss his decision to get vaccinated despite his mom's beliefs in front of the Senate health committee.
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine want to challenge misinformation by "highly influential individuals."
It beat "representation," "self-made" and "backlash" for the annual title.
“I have never seen this many hoaxes flood in this quickly. They just keep coming.”
One day after he was inaugurated as 45th President of the United States, handed the nuclear codes, gave a forceful (indeed
Within the landslide of inanity, insanity, and alternative facts that has gushed from the Trump administration thus far, one
I rather doubt ignorance is genuine bliss. It’s just a holding pattern; the proverbial calm that anticipates a storm. While
Industry-sponsored studies create the feeling that soda's harmful effects are controversial, when in fact, pretty much all experts in the field and independent researchers claim otherwise.
What should you do if you encounter a client who is misinformed and unwilling to listen to good advice? Worse, what if your efforts to advise the client result in the client becoming even more stuck in his or her position and angry about even discussing what's wrong?
In a sense, Donald Trump is correct that women who have abortions if the procedure is banned should face "some sort of punishment." Before you misconstrue my opinion, please note that I have always been an advocate of pro-choice.
If you want to change the levels of censorship in our society--in other words, to benefit society by loosening or tightening censorship--the best approach is to appeal to the stated values of our institutions.
He listened for 10 minutes and calmly said, "You have Lyme. Lyme does all kinds of weird things, but you'll get better. Amazing that I am only the 12th doctor you've been to. Most find me somewhere between 20 and 100."
It's nice to see an amendment designed to shame, and hopefully stop, industry misinformation campaigns that have delayed much-needed action to usher the end of the fossil fuel era.