Artificial intelligence is likely to make the ‘fake news’ problem worse. But it can also be used to help us counter misinformation.
An onslaught of fake videos on social media is relaying confusing and deliberately misleading information about the Israel-Gaza conflict.
Christopher Glasl’s withdrawn memoir of his time in Special Operations Group raises questions about publisher fact checking. How do they do it? And can it be improved?
The amount of content available online makes policing misinformation extremely difficult. But there are steps we can all take to better ensure the credibility of what we see online.
Bogus science articles are attempting to take advantage of our trust in experts.
The study is the largest of its kind. Researchers hope it could be a breakthrough in the fight against misinformation.
By linking different issues together, organisations show the importance of approaching information disorder as a complex problem requiring various responses.
Fact-checking risks oversimplifying and distorting Americans’ political conflicts, while not actually helping people find ways to work together productively.
Bots flooding social media with fake news about politics is bad enough. Muddying the waters in such fields as cybersecurity and health care could put lives at risk.
Those who spread misinformation are exploiting people’s lack of media literacy. These tools from journalism can help you fact-check what you read.
Fake videos generated with sophisticated AI tools are a looming threat. Researchers are racing to build tools that can detect them, tools that are crucial for journalists to counter disinformation.
When it comes to COVID-19 misinformation, not all nations are the same. Some are peddling a larger variety of myths than others - and each seems to have its own personal favourite.
A psychologist explains how to reestablish civil political conversation in your own life.