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Media Matters study: in 2018, less than 6% of episodes on the five major Sunday morning news shows had segments about climate change, a 13% fall YoY   —  Less than 6 percent of episodes of the five major Sunday morning news shows in 2018 featured any substantial mentions or discussions of climate change …
Jan 18, 2019, 8:20 AM - In context

Edmund Lee / New York Times:
NewsGuard, a ratings service for news that helps filter misinformation, signs Microsoft as its first client; Microsoft will install it on its mobile browser   —  On the internet, conspiracy theories, propaganda and plain old inaccuracies can stump even the most thoughtful readers, spreading faster than you can say “fake news.”
Jan 16, 2019, 10:55 AM - In context

Sam Levin / The Guardian:
Some current and former fact-checkers say Facebook has ignored their concerns, that they have been used for PR, and that they have lost trust in the company   —  Journalists paid to help fix Facebook's fake news problem say they have lost trust in the platform
Dec 13, 2018, 2:00 PM - In context

Nicholas Diakopoulos / Columbia Journalism Review:
A look at algorithms that help journalists weed through hype and spin like ClaimBuster, which identifies fact-checkable claims made on air and alerts reporters   —  Does Palestine pay $350 million a year to terrorists and their families?  Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu suggested …
Dec 3, 2018, 5:00 AM - In context

Matt Taibbi / Rolling Stone:
Opinion: As Facebook clamps down on fake news, Russian trolls and Nazis, it has also banned innocent people, proving it can't be trusted to regulate itself   —  In its effort to clamp down on fake news, Russian trolls and Nazis, the social media giant has also started banning innocent people …
Nov 30, 2018, 4:00 AM - In context

Daniel Funke / Poynter:
Analysis of 14M tweets from May 2016 and March 2017 found bots accounted for 34% of shares of articles from low-credibility sources but were only 6% of accounts   —  Since the 2016 American election, there has been a lot of speculation about the role that bots played in spreading online misinformation.
Nov 20, 2018, 6:30 PM - In context

Daniel Funke / Poynter:
The absence of local fact-checking during key midterm races in NV, NM, OH, PA exemplifies the decline of local fact-checking alongside local journalism   —  In the lead up to the midterms in the United States, plenty of fact-checkers covered contentious political battles around the country.
Nov 16, 2018, 5:10 AM - In context

David Wood / Houston Chronicle:
A review of 744 Houston Chronicle stories by Mike Ward could not find 44% of the 275 people quoted; The Chronicle will retract eight stories and correct others   —  Action follows external review of former staff reporter accused of fabricating sources  —  On July 31, the Houston Chronicle published …
Nov 8, 2018, 5:40 PM - In context

Erik Wemple / Washington Post:
Fact-checkers at the Washington Post, PolitiFact, and FactCheck.org are stretched thin by the volume of the false claims Trump makes as appearances ramp up   —  The Onion is on top of the news: “Nation's Fact-Checkers Confirm They'll Probably Wrap Up Evaluating Trump's Statements By 2050 At Latest.”
Nov 4, 2018, 5:40 AM - In context

Factcheck.org debunks less than one post per day, as human fact-checkers' primary role is seen to be helping Facebook's algorithms to understand fake news sites   —  The social network's algorithms scan billions of posts each day in hopes of flagging misinformation before it goes viral; humans can't keep up
Oct 18, 2018, 7:45 PM - In context




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