State media warning labels can counteract the effects of foreign misinformation

Written by Jack Nassata, Kimberly Gross 30 October 2020

“Platforms are increasingly using transparency... to combat disinformation campaigns. In the case of state-controlled media outlets on YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter this has taken the form of labeling their connection to a state...these labels have the ability to mitigate the effects of viewing election misinformation from the Russian media channel RT” (Nassetta and Gross, 2020).

Publisher: Misinformation Review

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Categories: Media and technology, Tools of Democracy