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This article by Vox shares how to prevent and reduce the amount of misinformation that one might encounter online during this 2020 election cycle.
Following the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the reporting about her dying wish to not be replaced until a new president is installed, President Trump claimed that this was not actually Ruth Bader Ginsburg dying wish. The New York Times explores his baseless claim further in this article.
With disinformation spreading and being manufactured as quickly as ever, this article explores the reality that disinformation will likely only become more common because of artificial intelligence.
This article by Columbia Journalism Review discusses the whistle blower complaint by Brian Murphy in which he claimed that his bosses asked him to suppress reports about ongoing Russian interference because of concerns that they would make Trump look bad. It also discusses current Russian election interference and the dangers of it.
The companies said the F.B.I. had warned them that the Kremlin-backed Internet Research Agency set up a network of fake user accounts and a website.
As of May 2020, Facebook pages spreading health related misinformation received an estimated of 3.8 billion views. This article by the MIT Technology Review dives deeper into this topic and why health misinformation has received "almost four times as many Facebook views as information from reliable sources."
The Observer Research Foundation discusses the rise of domestic terrorism, especially in the form of disinformation in this article. They explain the ways that violent groups use disinformation to their advantage, creating dangerous conditions for citizens around the United States.