The biggest problem we will always have in this a day and age is how do you explain the Internet as well as how it affects everybody that uses it. When somebody can finally figure out how to explain easily and quickly to your grandmother how the Internet works and that things can be put up there without any sourcing or anybody actually know if it’s right or wrong then will have figured how to get rid of fake news
When somebody can finally figure out how to explain, easily and quickly, to your grandmother how the Internet works and that things can be put up there without any sourcing or anybody actually know if it’s right or wrong, then just maybe we will figure how to get rid of fake news.
I still have to tell my mom and friends when a site is NOT worth looking at due to a LACK of credible sources, much less any sources at all.
There are so many sites that will spin a story from other sites unsourced stories just to get clicks. Try and explain that to your grandmother.
The key to journalism, as to science, is the verification that follows on discovery.
Source: Mistakes in the News Are Not Fake News
On Fox News, Trump’s mouthpiece Sean Hannity, a self-professed “friend” of Scaramucci who considers CNN president Jeff Zucker “a left-wing ideologue,” bemoaned the fact that CNN and the rest of the “fake news” media were letting Russia-Trump stories divert them from important scandals including — are you sitting down? — Hillary Clinton’s emails.