Disinformation

With Trump Out Of Office, Disinformation Online Is On A Decline

9 hours ago   |   NPR

By almost any metric, the scope of disinformation in America has gotten steadily worse in recent years. But the deplatforming of Trump, and a subsequent dip in lies online...
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Rudy Giuliani, who helped lead Trump's bogus election-fraud conspiracy theory, is being mocked after warning of the dangers of misinformation

Rudy Giuliani, who helped lead Trump's bogus election-fraud conspiracy theory, is being mocked after warning of the dangers of misinformation

16 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Rudy Giuliani, Donald Trump's former personal attorney, was pilloried on Wednesday after he warned in a podcast of the dangers of online...
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Pence Is Still Pushing Trump's Big Lie

19 hours ago   |   The New Republic

It's been almost two months since former Vice President Mike Pence narrowly escaped a violent mob of Trump supporters in the Capitol building that wanted to lynch him for...
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Four Months In, Democratic Party Committees Condemn Facebook's Indefinite Political Ads Ban

1 day ago   |   DCCC

DCCC Executive Director Tim Persico and DSCC Executive Director Christie Roberts issued the following statement on Facebook's continued refusal to lift their post-election ban...
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Election Integrity Partnership releases final report on mis- and disinformation in 2020 U.S. election

Election Integrity Partnership releases final report on mis- and disinformation in 2020 U.S. election

1 day ago   |   Stanford

Researchers from Stanford University, the University of Washington, Graphika and Atlantic Council's DFRLab released their findings in The Long Fuse: Misinformation and the 2020...
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TikTok Played a Key Role in MAGA Radicalization

1 day ago   |   Wired

The platform's absorbing endless scroll and karaoke features have built an overlooked disinformation machine.
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Disinformation Still Swirls Concerning Legitimacy Of Biden Administration

3 days ago   |   NPR

While conspiracy theories aren't new, experts say their reach is spreading - accelerated by social media, encouraged by former President Donald Trump and weaponized in a way...
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From The U.S. Capitol To Local Governments, Disinformation Disrupts

From The U.S. Capitol To Local Governments, Disinformation Disrupts

3 days ago   |   NPR

Political scientists say growing acceptance of unfounded conspiracy theories is fueling disengagement and distrust in democratic institutions, an effect that is trickling down...
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How Disinformation Is Shaping The Political Process

4 days ago   |   NPR

Disinformation is not just affecting politics at the national level. It's eroding public trust in institutions.
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CNN a Powerful & Destructive Disinformation Network

8 days ago   |   Real Clear Politics

Our media gatekeepers are terrified by the possibility that someone, somewhere might dare to present facts or form opinions without their express written permission.
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Texas power grid operator overcharged companies $16B during winter freeze

Texas power grid operator overcharged companies $16B during winter freeze

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas made a massive error that resulted in $16 billion in overcharges last month when millions of residents were left without power after a... Read more ...

Gilgeous-Alexander has 33, helps Thunder rally past Spurs

Gilgeous-Alexander has 33, helps Thunder rally past Spurs

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Lightning top Blackhawks on Hedman's horn-beating OT goal

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Martin scores 2 to help Islanders beat Sabres 5-2

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Tatum scores 27, Celtics outlast depleted Raptors 132-125

Tatum scores 27, Celtics outlast depleted Raptors 132-125

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UNMC doctor stresses COVID-19 vaccines as safe and effective

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Trump State Department appointee Federico Klein arrested in connection with...

Trump State Department appointee Federico Klein arrested in connection with Capitol riots

Summary List Placement The FBI arrested Federico Klein, a former State Department aide appointed by former President Donald Trump, in connection with the January 6 Capitol... Read more ...

No. 2 Michigan wraps up Big Ten, beats Michigan State 69-50

No. 2 Michigan wraps up Big Ten, beats Michigan State 69-50

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Franz Wagner scored 19 points, Hunter Dickinson added 14 and No. 2 Michigan wrapped up the Big Ten title with a 69-50 victory over rival Michigan State on... Read more ...