US news outlet CNN saw three of its reporters resign on Monday over a retracted Russia story relating to a pre-inaugural meeting between Anthony Scaramucci, one of US president Donald Trump’s transition team officials and the head of a Russian investment fund.
Jimmy Wales, the 50-year-old Wikipedia co-founder today announced plans to launch a global news service, Wikitribune.
We all know that you can’t trust everything you read on the internet.
Tech giant and universities are teaming up to take on fake news in a new partnership named The News Integrity Initiative.
Fake news is now infamous for the role it played in the politics of the so-called post-truth era, with experts claiming it as the driving force behind events such as the UK’s vote to leave the European Union and the US presidential election.