The Fight Against Misinformation Isn’t Just on Facebook

Written by Nicholas A. Ashford 29 March 2021

“The plague of misinformation...is usually blamed on social media. But false and damaging information” is “also abundant in broadcast media, and as politicians debate whether or how to regulate technology companies, they should also consider creating systems to address the dangers implicit in allowing and enabling the spread of misinformation, wherever it’s published” (Ashford 2021).

Publisher: The New York Times

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Categories: Media and technology, Tools of Democracy