Young people's ability to navigate the Internet can be summed up in one word: bleak.
The course, offered at the University of Washington, teaches that the proliferation of algorithms and data is making misinformation more widespread.
After an incorrect report spread on WhatsApp, a mob lynched two men in Acatlán de Osorio, Mexico. Fact-checkers came in and tried to uncover the truth of what happened.
New research finds the 65-and-over demographic was most inclined to share fabricated news reports during the 2016 presidential campaign.
So are dogmatic and delusion-prone people, according to new research.
Alison Head, a co-author of a new report on the media habits of almost 6,000 college students, explains why news consumption has become an arduous task for younger generations.
What started as a political tactic has evolved into a social virus.
Fake news has become one more way for the president to distort truth—but the worst of what passes for it has little to do with press.
Journalists trying to cover the regime's brutal crackdown against the Rohingya have found themselves in the government's crosshairs.
Local lending institutions remain trusted sources of information while trust in the media has hit an all-time low.
His ratings were again lowest among women, those aged 18 to 34, and minorities.