These Students Are Learning About Fake News and How to Spot It

2020-02-25T17:57:11+00:00

The New York Times Alina Tugend February 20, 2020 It's not just young folks who need to up their digital literacy game: This New York Times story about students learning to spot fake news cites a CSMaP study that found seniors tend to share more fake news than other groups.

These Students Are Learning About Fake News and How to Spot It2020-02-25T17:57:11+00:00

The uncomfortable truth about fake news

2020-02-25T15:27:04+00:00

The Financial Times Gillian Tett February 19, 2020 The Financial Times featured new research from CSMaP and Stanford's Program on Democracy and the Internet. Early findings show participants struggle to identify fake news — especially if it aligns with their politics.

The uncomfortable truth about fake news2020-02-25T15:27:04+00:00

If Facebook Is Dealing with Deceptive ‘BL’ Network, It’s Not Working

2019-12-16T18:37:28+00:00

Snopes Alex Kasprak and Jordan Liles December 13, 2019 CSMaP Co-Director Joshua Tucker is quoted in a story on a Vietnamese group promoting propaganda on Facebook. Since October 2019, Snopes has been following the activities of a digital media outlet called “The BL” which has an explicitly pro-Trump editorial strategy...

If Facebook Is Dealing with Deceptive ‘BL’ Network, It’s Not Working2019-12-16T18:37:28+00:00

NYU Launches Center for Social Media and Politics After Rise of Fake News, Russian Trolls

2019-11-01T20:06:57+00:00

Washington Square News Akiva Thalheim October 14, 2019 The university has received approximately $12 million in funding to establish a new Center for Social Media and Politics, which will research topics like how social media affects political participation and the spread of disinformation....

NYU Launches Center for Social Media and Politics After Rise of Fake News, Russian Trolls2019-11-01T20:06:57+00:00

Fake news, real consequences

2019-10-09T23:28:59+00:00

CBS News June 27, 2019 As the 2016 U.S. election illustrated, social media has become a powerful tool for disinformation and propaganda. Today, the Philippines is center stage..

Fake news, real consequences2019-10-09T23:28:59+00:00

Social media is a very good way to spread bot-driven propaganda: report

2019-10-10T04:09:48+00:00

Salon Matthew Rozsa June 20,  2017 The University of Oxford has released a series of studies called the "Computational Propaganda Research Project." These document the extent to which social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter are being manipulated to promote political propaganda...

Social media is a very good way to spread bot-driven propaganda: report2019-10-10T04:09:48+00:00