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Elections News: Over-65s Spread the Most Fake News During 2016 Election: Study - Newsweek

Age was a key factor in the spread of so-called “fake news” across social media in the run-up to the 2016 presidential election, according to a new study about misinformation on Facebook. Americans over the age of 65, academics reported Wednesday in the journal Science Advances, shared fake news—false information packaged like a legitimate news article—more often…

Posted: 2019-01-10 00:00:03

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Older People, Conservatives More Likely to Share Fake News

Thu, 10 Jan 2019 05:08:00 GMT

Facebook users aged 65 plus and conservatives are more likely to share fake news on the platform than younger or more liberal counterparts, according to a new study published ... in the aftermath of t...

Over-65s Spread the Most Fake News During 2016 Election: Study

Wed, 09 Jan 2019 15:00:00 GMT

They call claims that misinformation may have impacted the outcome of the 2016 general election ... told Newsweek. But the study left him wanting, too. Beyond these results, he argued a more “perverse ...

Right wing pensioners are SEVEN TIMES more likely to spread fake news than millennials, claim scientists

Wed, 09 Jan 2019 06:00:00 GMT

Republicans aged 65 and over shared seven times more fake new articles during the US 2016 election ... not share fake news but, of those who did, nearly a fifth (18 per cent) held right-wing beliefs a...

Think Too Much: Some good news about fake news

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 16:43:00 GMT

As you know, President Donald Trump last week released his "Fake News ... in the 2016 election, to list just two examples. You can complete this thought on your own. There is some good news, however, ...

Trump hands out 'fake news' awards

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 21:39:00 GMT

The news organizations cited were CNN, The New York Times, The Washington Post, ABC News, Newsweek and Time Magazine ... comes from Russian attempts to interfere with the 2016 presidential election by ...

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Liberals Don’t Share or Believe Fake News ... -

(Tue, 06 Feb 2018 08:32:00 GMT)

Fake news published in the U.S. was overwhelmingly consumed and shared by right-wing social media users, a new study from the University of Oxford has revealed. Research from Oxford's ...

Russians Successfully Hacked U.S. Voter Systems Before ...

(Wed, 07 Feb 2018 18:39:00 GMT)

Russians penetrated voter registration rolls in several states before the 2016 presidential election, according to a U.S. official charged with protecting American elections from hackers.

Newsweek - Wikipedia

(Sun, 13 Jan 2019 23:09:00 GMT)

News-Week was launched in 1933 by Thomas J. C. Martyn, a former foreign-news editor for Time.He obtained financial backing from a group of U.S. stockholders "which included Ward Cheney, of the Cheney silk family, John Hay Whitney, and Paul Mellon, son of Andrew W. Mellon".Paul Mellon's ownership in Newsweek apparently represented "the first attempt of the Mellon family to function ...

Nikki Haley Biography - Biography

(Mon, 11 Dec 2017 18:08:00 GMT)

Nikki Haley is the United States Ambassador to the United Nations appointed by President Donald Trump. She was governor of South Carolina from 2011 to 2017, and was the first female and Indian ...

Foreign electoral intervention - Wikipedia

(Tue, 08 Jan 2019 15:15:00 GMT)

Academic studies. A 2016 study by Dov Levin found that, among 938 global elections examined, the United States and Russia combined had involved themselves in about one out of nine (117), with the majority of those (68%) being through covert, rather than overt, actions. The same study found that "on average, an electoral intervention in favor of one side contesting the election will increase ...

What Happened on Election Day -

(Mon, 07 Nov 2016 23:59:00 GMT)

King Salman, right, of Saudi Arabia, meeting with General Joseph Dunford, U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, in Riyadh on November 8, 2016.

Daily News Article - Student News Daily | Current events ...

(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 08:53:00 GMT)

Daily News Article Archive. Each Daily News Article contains comprehension and critical thinking questions, found below the article. In addition, we provide “Background” and “Resources” (including video clips, maps and links) below the questions to give students a better understanding of the news story.

Freedom on the Net 2017: Manipulating Social Media to ...

(Mon, 14 Jan 2019 00:56:00 GMT)

Tracking the global decline. Freedom on the Net is a comprehensive study of internet freedom in 65 countries around the globe, covering 87 percent of the world’s internet users. It tracks improvements and declines in government policies and practices each year. The countries included in the study are selected to represent diverse geographical regions and regime types.

Who’s the Biggest Peddler of Fake News? | Washington's Blog

(Thu, 24 Nov 2016 05:31:00 GMT)

Former Newsweek and Associated Press reporter Robert Parry notes that Ronald Reagan and the CIA unleashed a propaganda campaign in the 1980’s to sell the American public on supporting the Contra rebels, utilizing private players such as Rupert Murdoch to spread disinformation. Parry notes that many of the same people that led Reagan’s domestic propaganda effort in the 1980’s are in power ...

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