In this last post of our blog series, we discuss solutions for major issues in the media, and we offer advice on stopping the spread of fake news and false information.
Fake news and sloppy journalism are threats to both the scientific community, and the world at large. In this blog post, we discuss how these sources of false information arise and why they feel so prevalent right now.
Why do people believe false information? Why is it so hard to convince them otherwise? We try to explain these phenomena.