People who get most of their news from social media are more likely to have misperceptions about COVID-19, a new study shows.
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"The way climate change has been covered in the media could help us understand why there's so much public disengagement on this issue."
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"...we are already mistrustful of law enforcement, watching police kill individuals who look like us or members of our families is traumatic."
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Overwhelmed by all the COVID-19 statistics in the news? Here are five tips from data scientists for handling the glut of information.
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The 2016 election has forced an ethical examination of the role of journalists: Are they neutral disseminators of information, or impassioned advocates for truth?
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Experts offer guidelines and tools to keep you from falling prey to COVID-19 myths and lies, including those in doctored videos and memes.
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The "third-person effect" may account for why people think they aren't as influenced by fake news as other people, researchers say.
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Journalists face a conundrum when covering disinformation, propaganda, and hacked info. A new guide can help avoid amplifying junk.
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Artificial intelligence news coverage, particularly around the ethics of AI, could use a few tweaks, a new analysis of media outlets indicates.
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