Years of policy failures built our modern media reality long before Elon Musk shared his first meme. Reformers need all the help they can get to reverse the tide.
When a paper of record makes unsubstantiated claims, other media outlets see them and spin them out in a subversive game of telephone. Is this how we really want the first draft of history to be written?
In their depiction of Trump’s and Biden’s “markedly different” classified document situations, journalists are muddying the waters and confusing readers.
On the heels of their disinformation campaign around CRT, Republicans have found their next target, straight off the QAnon message boards, aimed right at the LGBTQ community.
Disinformation around immigration has become pervasive over the last decade. With increasing numbers of refugees displaced by war and climate emergencies, resilience demands that we reevaluate the value of lines on a map.
Citizen militias at the U.S.-Mexico border rely on social media to spread lies about immigrants and validate their belief—and desire—that violent policing equates justice.
Americans are up to their necks in urgent crises, from an ever-evolving pandemic to climate disaster to supremacist autocracy, and can't bring themselves to tackle, let alone acknowledge any of them.
From conspiracy theories, to trolls and bots, we're fighting a war of propaganda and misinformation. But there are steps you can take to combat it.
Public figures who traffic in lies claim they're practicing free speech, but what they're really doing is putting us all at risk. It’s time for social media giants like Twitter and Facebook to ban them.
Health agencies gutted. Medical research canceled. Gun violence and pandemics dismissed. Is this how our nation is protecting us?