Tag Archives: fake news

This is what straw-manning looks like

Bjørn Lomborg has for many years been portrayed as a so-called climate sceptic. It is a claim you can only honestly make if you rely entirely on other people calling him a climate sceptic and never, ever, read or hear … Continue reading

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A cure for Fake News?

After combating disinformation/”fake news” online for years, are we actually winning? It feels like we are losing. I personally know a couple of people who deny the existence of COVID-19. I know some who believe many of the more outlandish … Continue reading

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Learning from our mistakes, escaping the Gell-Mann Amnesia effect

Briefly stated, the Gell-Mann Amnesia effect is as follows. You open the newspaper to an article on some subject you know well. […] You read the article and see the journalist has absolutely no understanding of either the facts or … Continue reading

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Battling fake news

SurfSafe sounds like a good idea, right up until I tried to install it. SurfSafe works by searching for the images you hover your mouse over, to see if that image exists already on the web, perhaps in a slightly … Continue reading

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Sociale medier, fake news og bots

Husk at så længe Twitter og Facebook tjener penge på fake news, bots, politisk propaganda og fornærmende indlæg, så bliver der ikke gjort noget ved problemerne fra deres side.

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Hvorfor nu?

Og her er pointen om hvorfor fake news pludselig blev så vigtigt: (twitter – via Dave Winer) … but until we get a firm basis on fact and fiction in our own country, get some agreements about the facts whether it be, … Continue reading

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