New York TimesIn Italian Schools, Reading, Writing and Recognizing Fake NewsNew York Times“Fake news drips drops of poison into our daily web diet and we end up infected without even realizing it,” said Laura Boldrini, the president of the Italian lower house of Parliament, who has spearheaded the project with the Italian Ministry of Education.
EngadgetGoogle reportedly serves fake ads to fact-checking sitesEngadgetIt's not just Facebook that has a fake news advertising problem. Google also found evidence of Russian influence in the most recent US presidential election, and reportedly set up anti-Muslim ads (which it subsequently shut down). Now, according to a ...Google reportedly put fake ne […]
Vanity FairThe Russian Troll Farm That Weaponized Facebook Had American Boots on the GroundVanity FairThe St. Petersburg-based Internet Research Agency—the same Kremlin-linked troll farm that placed thousands of ads on Facebook—also had boots on the ground. Russian trolls from the “American Department” of the Internet Research Agency duped ...'Our task […]
NewsweekHey, Russian Trolls, Skip 'House of Cards': Here are 3 Shows That Better Reflect American CultureNewsweekAccording to a TV interview with a self-identified political troll from Russia, trolls infiltrating the U.S. presidential election last year were forced to watch Netflix's House of Cards to learn about American political culture. Ya […]
The Finnish journalist Jessica Aro asked her readers to share their experiences with Russian trolls. She then became the target of Russian trolls. She explains her experience in this article and the video below.
Cockroach, pirate, scoundrel, shark, monster – how the Chinese media describes patent trollsIAM (blog)The coining of the term 'patent troll' was a key moment in what eventually became a major backlash against non-practising entities (NPE) in the United Sates. Originally thought up within Intel in 1999, the catchy (some would say prejudicial) monike […]