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  • The News Roundup

    A viral video showed world leaders appearing to mock President Trump, a rising death toll in Iran and more.

  • The News Roundup

    The next phase of the impeachment process begins. A Democratic contender drops out of the presidential race. And the Attorney General weighs in on protests against police.

  • F1 news roundup: Valentino Rossi gets seat fitting at Mercedes

    Valentino Rossi's upcoming ride swap with Lewis Hamilton is the biggest headline-grabbing event in the motor racing world this week.
  • How to Stop Fake News: Rating News Sources?

    Antino Kim, Alan R. Dennis, Patricia L. Moravec, Randall K. Minas Security, Americas Rating news sources can help limit the spread of misinformation. Online misinformation has significant real-life consequences, such as measles outbreaks and encouraging racist mass murderers. Online misinformation can have political consequences as well. The problem of disinformation and propaganda misleading social media users was serious in 2016, continued unabated in 2018 and is expected to be even more...

    The National Interest
  • Even Good News Comes With Bad News

    We’re long past the era of having nice things, and that’s doubly true when it comes to the climate. So it’s fitting that even on a day when there’s a bit of good news about coal’s decline, we also learned that greenhouse gases in the atmosphere hit a new peak. More
  • The Real News Crisis Isn’t Fake News

    In the aftermath of the twin shocks of 2016—Brexit on one side of the Atlantic, Donald Trump on the other—many in the media identified “fake news” as the culprit and as one of the emergent evils of the modern world. It was invoked the way terrorism was after 9/11: shadowy, stateless, destabilizing. It’s no surprise that, by June of 2019, 50 percent of Americans viewed it as a bigger threat than terrorism, with 70 percent saying that it was greatly affecting trust in government institutions....

    The New Republic
  • Google News Gets New “Your News Update” Feature

    Google News is getting a new feature that aims to provide you with an audio news readout that is ever-evolving throughout your day. It’s a news update or briefing that learns because the day, your location, and interests are constantly changing. The new feature is called “Your News Update” and you’ll find it by opening

    Droid Life