Posts Tagged ‘fake news’

UK MPs: Facebook ‘digital gangsters’ who spread fake news

LONDON • A scathing British parliamentary report yesterday branded Facebook “digital gangsters” who failed to fight the spread of fake news and violated ...

Taliban confronts fake news and social media in propaganda war

According to an expert, the Taliban have discovered that truth has a greater impact than fiction
ISLAMABAD • Fighting “fake” news, wrestling with ...

Why smart people may be more likely to fall for fake news

By Faye Flam / BLOOMBERG
One might suspect scientists of belabouring the obvious with the recent study called “Belief in Fake News is Associated ...

Singapore set to tackle spread of fake news with new laws

The govt is also engaging with major tech companies such as Google and Facebook on how to legislate the recommendations
By ...

How real news is worse than fake news

By Tyler Cowen / BLOOMBERG
As PROBLEMATIC as “fake news” is, and as dangerous as the label can be, maybe “true news” is equally corrosive. The ...

Trade war winner is who loses least as US duties loom

By BLOOMBERG
WASHINGTON • US President Donald Trump’s assertion that trade wars are “good and easy to win” is fake news, if economists are to be ...

Facebook stumbles with early effort to stamp out fake news

by BLOOMBERG
Facebook Inc. is struggling to stamp out fake news.  The company outsources the process to third-party fact checkers who can ...