A cognitive scientist explains why humans are so susceptible to fake news and misinformation

April 26, 2019

How fake news gets into our minds, and what you can do to resist it. Although the term itself is not new, fake news presents a growing threat for societies across the world. Only a small amount of fake news is needed to disrupt a conversation, and at extremes it can have an impact on …
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Fake News Authentic Views – A Carter-Ruck Report, 2018

February 25, 2019

The impact of mass disinformation campaigns on geopolitics, news media, corporate communications and the culture of democratic societies. Please check attached report.

Fake news not a technology issue, but a social issue

November 26, 2018

The results show a wide range of consumption trends across users, irrespective of their region of origin. One of the striking analyses of the result is the trust factor. It is ironic to note that even though most users trust news channels and newspapers for information, people still hold WhatsApp responsible for propagation of fake …
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Personal Data Protection Bill 2018 – Excerpts

November 17, 2018

WHEREAS the right to privacy is a fundamental right and it is necessary to protect personal data as an essential facet of informational privacy. WHEREAS the growth of the digital economy has meant the use of data as a critical means of communication between persons. WHEREAS it is necessary to create a collective culture that …
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