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The role of social media as a superspreader of lies.
As Indians use hashtags #ModiMadeDisaster and #ModiFailsIndia to place the blame for India’s Covid crisis directly on the Indian government and Modi, the government takes a harder line with any social media content it finds objectionable.
Your social media comment may prejudice the outcome of a trial, even if you don’t intend to.
We need to reign in political advertising online, perhaps ban it altogether, before it destroys and corrupts politics and democracy altogether.
Australia, fighting Facebook, is the latest country to struggle against foreign influence on journalism.6 min read
The battle between media companies and foreign governments over who controls the news dates back some 150 years, to when European and US wire services dictated the world's headlines.
A ‘psychological vaccine’ has the potential to counter belief in COVID-19 conspiracies. If enough people could gained a sufficient level of psychological immunity to misinformation, fake news wouldn’t have a chance to spread as far and as wide as it does currently.