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