Fake News Not New. Scientists Have been Fighting it for Decades
November 20, 2016
Fake News is not new.
I started creating videos specifically to push back against a sewertide of nonsense spewing from the alphabet soup of “think” tanks spawned by the Koch Brothers, Exxon, and a rogue’s gallery of fossil fuel info criminals.
The ability to tell fake from factual is a critical skill we should be teaching in the digital age.
I’ll be exploring this in future vids – for now, here are some good examples of how I learned to track a false meme to it’s source.