Media Literacy

A solution for algorithmic transparency, as outlined to the US Senate

In June 2019 Stephen Wolfram, a pioneer in computer science research, was asked to testify to the US Senate Commerce Committee about one of the more pressing problems of our time: how internet...
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Media Literacy - Nov 7, 2018

Using The Factual to evaluate news credibility

With the rampant spread of misinformation on social networks people are more aware they must evaluate the news with a critical eye.
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Media Literacy - Mar 3, 2018

NewsGuard solves the wrong problem for today’s news landscape

This week NewsGuard launched to much fanfare as it heralds the end of fake news with “nutrition labels” for 7500 news sites. Unfortunately the effort misses the real issues that plague the news today — news bias and variable...
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