A group of 12 reporters recently visited Facebook’s European headquarters to meet their team dedicated to combating fake-news and misinformation before this month’s European Parliamentary elections. Journalists from The New York Times, The Guardian, Politico and more provided detailed reporting of the 40 person team monitoring
Contradicting media reports have been critiqued for escalating the conflict in Venezuela where fighting over the country’s next leader has exploded into violence and chaos.
Students in the Ukraine are learning how to spot fake news in the midst of the presidential election and the growth of the far-right movement.
Russia has instated new legislation aimed at countering fake news but serves to increase censorship online.
Nick Sandmann’s parents have filed a defamation suit against The Washington Post on his behalf.
Right wing media hosts and outlets show a diverse range of response to President Trump’s reopening of the federal government.
YouTube has become the preferred platform for those with far-right views.
Fake news was used as a strategy during Brazil’s latest elections and now the president-elect is cracking down on the media.
In Episode 3, Caroline Corbett, Rob Cline, Avi Bajpai, and Michael Kohler discuss the rise of investigative journalism under Trump, media coverage of Iran sanctions and the ICJ, the future of MeToo reporting after Kavanaugh, and a brand new report on Twitter’s fake news problem.
Edited by Amalia Mobley and Caroline Corbett
Media have long struggled with reporting on female candidates fairly and accurately, but that’s beginning to change.