New Lab To Fight Misinformation Among Latinos

Brown communities are among those who have been disproportionately targeted with misinformation and disinformation, especially in regard to political and health information. In response, Voto Latino, the largest Latinx voter registration organization in the nation, and Media Matters for America, a nonprofit media watchdog, have partnered to launch the Latino Anti-Disinformation Lab, which will work to better understand and combat misinformation at all stages and channels.

Dems Ask Cable, Tech Giants About ‘Disinformation’ On Conservative TV Channels

“Our country’s public discourse is plagued by misinformation, disinformation, conspiracy theories, and lies” says a letter from Democrats on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, which was sent to Comcast, AT&T, Amazon, Apple, Verizon, Charter, Hulu and Roku.

Lawsuits Take Lead In Fight Against Disinformation

Defamation cases have made waves across an uneasy right-wing media landscape, from Fox to Newsmax.

COMMENTARY BY OLIVER DARCY

TV Providers Should Not Escape Scrutiny For Distributing Disinformation

Oliver Darcy: We regularly discuss what the Big Tech companies have done to poison the public conversation by providing large platforms to bad-faith actors who lie, mislead, and promote conspiracy theories. But what about TV companies that provide platforms to networks such as Newsmax, One America News — and, yes, Fox News? Somehow, these companies have escaped scrutiny and entirely dodged this conversation. That should not be the case anymore.

COMMENTARY BY MARGARET SULLIVAN

Media Has A Big Post-Trump Task Ahead

The disinformation system that Trump unleashed will outlast him. Here’s what reality-based journalists must do about it.

Chuck Todd: How Disinformation Spreads

Chuck Todd has had a front-row seat for the spread of disinformation. Here’s how he sees it happening and the media’s role in it.

What Facebook Is Doing To Protect The 2020 U.S. Elections