This TED Ed video demonstrates how false information can spread like wildfire, despite people's best intentions.
A powerful scene about media literacy, reading, and imagination from the 2011 film "Detachment." Please note: There is some strong language in this clip.
Reporter Mike Rubens from Full Frontal with Samantha Bee interviews Jestin Coler, owner of multiple fake news sites
As web companies strive to tailor their services (including news and search results) to our personal tastes, there's a dangerous unintended consequence: We get trapped in a "filter bubble" and don't get exposed to information that could challenge or broaden our worldview. Eli Pariser argues powerfully that this will ultimately prove to be bad for us and bad for democracy.