Category: Media

Are the claims of “psycho automation” in regard to Qantas flight QF72 justified?

Former airline Captain Kevin Sullivan has broken his silence on flight QF72. Has the media responded appropriately?

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False news might not be fake news, but the Washington Post still has a problem

The Washington Post was accused of spreading fake news after it published inaccurate reports regarding Russian hacking of the US electricity grid. Is this really fake news?

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What YOU can do about fake news

Fake news would cease to be a problem if people stopped falling for it and circulating it, so there’s much that we as media consumers can do.

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How the media is going to be, and has been, Trumped

Donald Trump

The US media appears doomed to suffer Putin-style media conferences from President Trump. But the media are far from innocent victims.

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Questioning the truth in the notion of “post-truth”

Implicit in the terms “post-truth” and “post-truth politics” is the view that the global information landscape has undergone a dramatic and sudden shift. But is this really the case?

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What can be done about the growing problem of false online information?

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A new platform called “Hoaxy” is showing promise in tackling the growing problem of misinformation online.

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Mainstream and social media reaction to the Brussels terror attacks: has anything changed since Paris?

Brussels 23 March 2016 – Gathering at the Bourse by Valentina Calà

Has the mainstream and social media response to these Brussels terror attacks been any different to the response to the Paris terror attacks?

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Editorial: An example of hype in science publishing and reporting

A paper published in a respected journal illustrates the hyping of language used in science and the low quality of science reporting in the mainstream media.

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Paris terror attacks: exploring the mainstream and social media reaction

Vigilante for #ParisAttacks in London by Christiaan Triebert

Have the mainstream media and social media responded appropriately to the Paris terror attacks?

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