Sunday Morning Assessment

EFF defends its right to tweet it all

08 November 2020 - 00:00 By Franny Rabkin

False information — sometimes called fake news — spreads through Twitter “significantly farther, faster, deeper and more broadly” than the truth, said US research quoted in the Supreme Court of Appeal this week.

And false political news goes more viral than any other form of false information, including news about terrorism and natural disasters, and urban myths...

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