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Tag: verify-or-duck

Facebook’s director of media tries to appease news industry

Facebook's Patrick Walker assured a room full of journalists that Zuck's strategy to combat fake news will work. The plan…

Almost all the traffic to fake news sites is from Facebook, new data show

I think and post about fake news a lot. Just the other day, I came across a Tweet that seemed…

Blue Feed, Red Feed

Facebook is designed to keep your attention, not inform you with an unbiased view of the truth. If you follow…

Commentary: The unbearable smugness of the press

More on how their desire to control the narrative led journalists to ignore alternative voices: That’s the fantasy, the idea…

A ‘Dewey Defeats Truman’ Lesson for the Digital Age

If we were surprised Tuesday night, it was because journalism failed us. As reported in the NY Times, every major…

Fake News Taints Facebook’s Trending Topics

In an experiment conducted over several weeks following Facebook's promotion of the fake Megyn Kelly story, the Post recorded which…