Monday, January 8, 2018

UPDATE. Dartmouth study appears to confirm extreme gullibility of most fake news consumers

Text from the abstract of Selective Exposure to Misinformation:Evidence from the consumption of fake news during the 2016 U.S.presidential campaign.

Link to study found at Study finds fake news is a small part of what we read.  (Axios, 1/2/2018)

Original 11/3/2017 post, "How gullible does one have to be to believe this nonsense?", starts here.

Silicon Valley Can’t Destroy Democracy Without Our Help.  (The New York Times, 11/2/2017)

Illustration from These Are the Bogus Ads Russia Planted on Facebook.  (select/all, 11/1/2017)

U.S. House of Representatives Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence

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