fake news

A look at some of the tactics the United States can use to respond to disinformation in the 21st century.

Tensions between India and Pakistan played a significant role at the latest UN General Assembly, according to Muhammad Ittefaq.

August 7, 2017

Mark Dillen examines President Trump's confusing communications regarding Russia and Ukraine.

Facebook will become the suggester of perspective to avoid being the “arbiter of truth”. It’s rolling out “Related Articles” that appear below news links to stories lots of people are posting about on Facebook, or that are suspected to be false news and have been externally fact checked by Facebook’s partners. [...] Pre-click Related Articles are rolling out in the US, Germany, France, and Netherlands today.

Information warfare and fake news? Washington-funded media outlets like Radio Free Europe and the Voice of America have long run what the Kremlin sees as an anti-Putin propaganda campaign aimed at supporting the Russian opposition.

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June 9, 2017

Mark Dillen explores the similarities between the Netflix hit "House of Cards" and the Trump presidency.

The CEO of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), the parent organization for the Voice of America, told a panel commemorating World Press Freedom Day that there is a war of information happening in the world. The BBG and George Washington University's School for Media and Public Affairs organized the panel in Washington on Monday to discuss the challenges of international journalism, the rise of fake news and how media can establish credibility.

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