Real fake news articles feature fabricated stories crafted to push a particular agenda. In most cases, the thesis of the article is supported by alternative facts (lies). But there are more subtle, more insidious types of fake news. Specifically, articles that might pass a cursory fact check, but have been written to espouse a point of view unintended by the original author. Here’s a quick case study that demonstrates the technique and clearly illustrates why it will be nearly impossible to stop.
Shelly Palmer speaks with Zain Asher about Apple, Facebook and Google driving the US stock market to record highs on CNN. Original Airdate: November 3, 2017
Shelly Palmer talks with Jennifer Lahmers and Sukanya Krishnan about Google’s discovery: Russian-bought ads on YouTube and other platforms. Original Airdate: October 10, 2017
What, exactly, did Facebook, Twitter, Google, and other tech giants do to empower or enable bad actors (foreign governments, radical organizations, Russians) to influence the outcome of the 2016 elections? How did it happen? Who is to blame? How can we prevent it from happening again?
Shelly Palmer speaks with Richard Quest about Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, and Google on a record-breaking day for the DJIA and the S&P on Quest Means Business. Original Airdate: July 26, 2017