The world faces a collision between facts and alternative facts – so how do experts get their message heard over the din of fake news? [Read now...]
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People could be asked to prove their identity to continue posting political content or adverts on Facebook. [Read now...]
From day one of America’s founding, its Constitution’s First Amendment has given any citizen or institution the right to print and distribute their opinion, or what they claimed are facts regardless of how true or distorted those so-called facts are. [Read now...]
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