Fake News for the Week Ending March 29, 2019

Here are some of the top stories about fake news this week: This actually isn't a fake story, but it does show how scary posts go viral on Facebook. The story is about the most-shared post so far this year, warning that a suspected child predator and human trafficker "may be in our area." The … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending March 29, 2019

Fake News for the Week Ending March 22, 2019

What's up in fake news this week? Here's the fake cream of the fake crop: Given how Russia has weaponized the use of fake news to influence elections around the world (including the 2016 U.S. presidential election), it's only slightly ironic that Vladimir Putin's government has passed legislation that criminalizes what it calls "fake news." … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending March 22, 2019