disinformation

Blocked By Paywalls: Subscriptions Make Us Stupid

One-size-fits all paywalls for publishers create societal problems. Time for new models to make sure our news needs are being met.

IPCC: We can Tackle Climate Change if Big Oil Gets Out of the Way

Experts say criticism of oil and gas’s ‘climate-blocking activities’ cut from final draft, reflective of industry’s power and influence.

You Can’t Beat Climate Change Without Tackling Disinformation

Over more than a century, PR firms built and fine-tuned a machine to deceive the public. (From the Covering Climate Now series.)

Outlaw? Pariah? Renegade Empire? Digesting the WSJ Series About Facebook

How can one company make so many mistakes? An astonishing reportorial coup by the Wall Street Journal is rattling Zuckerberg's empire.

Can We Rescue Anti-Vax Victims?

Combatting vaccine hesitancy begins by rooting out disinformation campaigns and understanding how to speak to people who don’t trust science.

Facebook’s New Face: Dishonesty

A book and numerous other recent accounts point to a new chink in Facebook’s armor: overwhelming evidence it can’t be trusted. Could that help force reform?

Vaccine Myths, Debunked

From the start, the pandemic has been accompanied by an epidemic of misinformation and misconceptions. We tackle the latest myths (though not the idiotic ones).

Fox News at the Burning Crossroads

Three months into Joe Biden’s presidency, Fox News has yet to prove it can dominate with primetime hate the way it once did.

Techonomy Auctions Video of Zuckerberg “Fake News” Denial as NFT

We’ve met the rise of NFTs with a mixture of astonishment, skepticism and curiosity. But we also realized that we can make meaningful contributions to the NFT conversation.

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