The Political Impact of Fake News
Fake news is a huge problem for social media companies and political entities. Research has shown that false information spreads faster and deeper through the Web, compared to accurate stories. We'll look at why fake news reaches such a large audience, what is being done to curtail it, and its impact on politics.
- Robinson Meyer, staff writer, The Atlantic
- Alexios Mantzarlis, director/editor, International Fact-Checking Network at the Poynter Institute
- Richard Gunther, political scientist, The Ohio State University