Since the dawn of the 2016 election, “fake news” seems to be all of the buzz in the journalistic community. The overarching term first appeared to be coined by liberal political pundits attributing Clinton’s loss to a series of Trump-aligned fake stories circulating social media.
In the wake of the U.S. presidential election and the road to the inauguration, here is a special international media edition of World News You Missed. Earlier this month, Haaretz, an Israeli daily reported that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had offered media mogul Arnon Mozes a
Trump has taken advantage of the distrust in the establishment, and used his authority to validate fictional stories. With Trump’s support for misinformation, the fake news industry has found great success outshining real news and making its way to politicians’ Twitter feeds. According to a
Editor’s note: After a brief, post-election hiatus, The BizBeat is back. While the media has become saturated with election and political news in the past week, the BizBeat will continue to focus on the business and organizational news affecting the media industry. Each Thursday, MediaFile’s Business section
Facebook and Google have been under fire this week for failing to control the flow of misinformation about the 2016 election through their platforms. In the months leading up to the election, widely shared articles reported fake celebrity endorsements of now-President-elect Donald Trump, including ones claiming to