Articles by: Vineetha Venugopal

Fake news and the power of confirmation bias

Fake news and the power of confirmation bias

Internet offers pathways of enhancing democratic participation, increased interconnectedness and access to knowledge and entertainment. However, uncritical use of digital platforms and uncritical consumption of digital content can impede achieving the very goals it promises. For example, Fake news is currently a serious threat to democracies worldwide. Collins dictionary defines ‘Fake news’ as ‘false, often sensational, information disseminated under the[Read More…]

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