Can social media networks reduce political polarization on climate change?

University of Pennsylvania – EurekAlert! * A study from the Annenberg School for Communication shows that exposure to anonymous, bipartisan social networks can lead liberals and conservatives to improve their forecasting of global-climate trends Social media networks, which often foster … Continue reading

Annan Victim of One of the Greatest Fake News Concoctions in History

By Ian Williams* UNITED NATIONS, Aug 27 2018 (IPS) – Looking at the deserved outpouring of eulogies over Kofi Annan I could not help remembering the advice of the old Latin saying, “Say nothing about the dead unless it’s good.” But … Continue reading

By faking Babchenko’s murder, Ukraine has smeared itself

Sophie Pinkham* – The Guardian This irresponsible stunt has severely undermined both Ukraine’s credibility and that of honest journalism On Tuesday, the news spread quickly: Russian dissident journalist Arkady Babchenko had been shot three times just outside his apartment in … Continue reading

Flat Earthers vs climate change sceptics: why conspiracy theorists keep contradicting each other

Gareth Dorrian and Ian Whittaker  –  The Conversation UK Disclosure statement The authors do not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and have disclosed no relevant … Continue reading