Mid-Jan. 2020 DI roundup

SOCIAL MEDIA AND US Lately there has been intense focus on Facebook and the decisions which this social media corporate giant has taken with respect to tools of disinformation. Facebook executives have chosen to give their users a lot of latitude in what some might call fake news, reporting on “deep fake” videos, etc. InContinue reading “Mid-Jan. 2020 DI roundup”

You MUST do better, NBC News

MEMO TO:        Noah Oppenheim, President, NBC News RE:         Disinformation DATE:   December 29, 2019 Dear Noah, You really need to invite Claire Wardle from (formerly) Harvard University’s First Draft Project to visit your newsroom and educate your directors and producers about disinformation. You also ought to book a full “back to class” day of Chuck Todd’sContinue reading “You MUST do better, NBC News”