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Fox Business

Facebook seeks shutdown of NYU research into political ad targeting

In letter this month, Facebook says the project violates provisions in its terms of service that prohibit bulk data collection
AP

Stressing freedom, vaccine opponents rebranding in virus era

Years before this year’s anti-mask and reopening demonstrations, vaccine opponents were working on reinventing their image around a rallying cry of civil liberties and medical freedom.
Nieman Lab

Overwhelmed by covering organized misinformation campaigns? The Media Manipulation Casebook is a great place to start

For journalists in 2020, some of the biggest hurdles in getting factual, corroborated information to news consumers are getting to them before the misinformation does or correcting the false information they’ve previously consumed.
C-SPAN

Communities of Color and Distrust of Medical Professionals

The George Washington University’s Institute for Data, Democracy and Politics hosted a virtual event on digital media’s impact on communities of color during the coronavirus pandemic. This panel discussed the history of distrust in medical professional in communities of color and disinformation’s impact on those communities.
C-SPAN

Fact Checking and Reporting the Online Campaign

The George Washington University’s Institute for Data, Democracy and Politics hosted a virtual event on digital media’s impact on politics. The panel discussed the importance of fact checking in today’s political climate, the impact of misinformation, and the need to teach media literacy in schools.