Can the law fight "fake news"? In the first of this four part series, we look into the laws, suspects, offenders, and the punishments imposed by governments that have criminalised "fake news".
A study found that fake news travels almost 6 times faster than the truth online. Find out why this is.
Learn more about the digital battlegrounds where anonymous troll armies fight to change public opinion.
It's easier than ever to get your photos and videos on mainstream media platforms, but what happens when its wrong?
You’ll notice that we put ‘fake news’ in inverted commas a lot. Find out why.
Anti-government protest or a deviant mob? Criminal Justice or institutional marginalisation? Learn why the same news is covered differently.
Birds of a feather flock together and this proverb still holds true online but, with the rise in social media algorithms, are we becoming a victim of our own automated propaganda?
Find out why some of us are enamoured by the tales of conspiracy theories.
Take a closer look into the AI machines taught to discriminate.
‘Fake news’ isn’t just celebrity death hoaxes and satirical blog posts, it’s big business.
Thomas Jefferson wrote that a well-informed electorate is a prerequisite to democracy, but in the digital age, what happens when the electorate are being informed by bots?
When people have to make a decision, they act to the best of their ability based on the information available, but what happens when there's too much information?
Whether created intentionally to mislead, or unknowingly by incompetent actors, fake news is often spread through digital imagery. Here are some simple steps to make sure that you aren't being fooled by fakes.
A look into the entrepreneurs that turned 'fake news' into a business.