The Future of Truth and Misinformation Online

“Experts are evenly split on whether the coming decade will see a reduction in false and misleading narratives online. Those forecasting improvement place their hopes in technological fixes and in societal solutions. Others think the dark side of human nature is aided more than stifled by technology.”  See the Pew Research Center website for their recently published study that is well-worth reading.

Mark your calendar for the next event in the Campus Common Readings’ programming on “Combatting “Fake News.””  “Fake News, Lies, and Propaganda: How to Sort Fact from Fiction” will be Jo Angela Oehrli’s topic on Wednesday, February 28 from 1-2:30 PM, on the LLC’s second floor.

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