A study found one in four Americans saw at least one false story before the 2016 election, but even the most eager fake-news readers — deeply conservative supporters of President Donald Trump — consumed far more of the real kind, from newspaper and network websites and other digital sources.
Source: 2016’s ‘Fake News‘ had wide reach, little political impact, study suggests
The tools are a response, in part, to the Russian misinformation campaign during the 2016 US election, in which overseas operatives were able to buy … Source: Google crackdown on secret ‘dark adverts’ in EU elections
Republicans who hope their Senate disaster in Alabama will scare voters away from other outsider, longshot conservatives should spend some time with Michele Evans. Three thousand miles from the scene of Republican Roy Moore’s stunning defeat, the Nevada Republican doesn’t see a connection … Source: Will voters listen as GOP tries to stop […]