08/25/2020 Forbes article that includes 16 professionals from Forbes Communications Council sharing their strategies for businesses that have helped to counteract the effects of fake news on their public image.
Article discusses how students evaluate online information based on the content provided directly on the website, while fact checkers leave the website to discover more information about the organization responsible for the online content.
Pew Research study reveals that the politically aware, digitally savvy and those more trusting of the news media fare better; Republicans and Democrats both influenced by political appeal of statements
This Atlantic article discusses a 2018 MIT.study that showed falsehoods almost always beat out the truth on Twitter, penetrating further, faster, and deeper into the social network than accurate information.
This article discusses "post-truth", the idea that all news outlets will fail you eventually and it's impossible to know who to trust. It provides some commonsense advice on what to look for in a news outlet.