The Bronx Documentary Center’s latest exhibition examines the ongoing degradation of media standards in the US.
Can You Spot Election Disinformation? Take This Quiz to Find Out
Before you vote, check your knowledge of disinformation with PEN America’s new online quiz, “What To Expect When You’re Electing.”
Critics Say Facebook’s Measures to Limit Manipulated Videos Are Insufficient
“Facebook wants you to think the problem is video-editing technology, but the real problem is Facebook’s refusal to stop the spread of disinformation,” said Drew Hammill, a spokesman for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
Considering Photography’s Past, Future, and Pitfalls
At a Fotofocus symposium, curators, panelists, and artists leapt into the fray of the medium’s existential crisis, rather than just celebrating aesthetics or art history.
Experiencing the Flurry of the Internet in Physical Spaces
In exhibitions at the Vincent Price Art Museum and the Orange County Museum of Art, York Chang explores “fake news” as the foundation of mass media.
Myth, Truth, and Lynchings
In India, with the rise of Narendra Modi’s right-wing party, it has become fairly routine to encounter lethal lies about minorities, especially Muslims and Dalits.
YouTube Flags Major Notre-Dame Fire as Misinformation, Links to 9/11 Article
The platform’s new algorithm for probing “fake news” by adding context-specific information to videos seems to have glitched.
For Americans, Social Media Bots Are Almost Indistinguishable from Humans
A new survey from the Pew Research Center found that 93% of Americans had little confidence in their ability to identify which social media accounts were run by real people versus bots.
A Phony Newsstand Brings Fake News to Bryant Park
The public project, organized by the Columbia Journalism Review, “aims to expose the dangers of misinformation and educate citizens on how to recognize false news, a timely message as the midterm elections approach.”