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Around the world, the flurry of diplomatic efforts to salvage the June 12 summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has dominated headlines. But there's one place where it hasn't: North Korea itself.
Journalist describes experience listening to Russian radio, Sputnik, which operates in 34 countries in more than 30 languages, including, as of this past summer, on an FM station (and now an AM) in Washington, D.C.
Fake news isn't a 21st century creation of the digital age. It has a long track record. Selvage says the Soviets used dezinformatsiya during the Cold War to harden people's existing beliefs and fears, to sow divisions among Americans.
Google says it has received more than 650,000 requests to remove certain websites from its search results since a European court ordered the company to allow Europeans the "right to be forgotten" in 2014.
Bloomberg. (2018, Jun 22). Google engineers refused to build security tool to win military contracts. SQL Server Pro, Retrieved from https://proxy154.nclive.org/login?url=https://search.proquest.com/docview/2057799210?accountid=13601
Roettgers, J. (2018, Mar 27). For social media, this is no way to treat a friend. Variety, 339, 17. Retrieved from https://proxy154.nclive.org/login?url=https://search.proquest.com/docview/2025298766?accountid=13601
Personal information of up to 87 million people — mostly in the United States — may have been "improperly shared" with Cambridge Analytica, a data analytics firm used by the Trump campaign that has recently come under fire.
Snider, M. (2018, Aug 09). Why facebook can stop infowars and not break the first amendment: Analysis. USA Today (Online) Retrieved from https://proxy154.nclive.org/login?url=https://search.proquest.com/docview/2090685895?accountid=13601
Controversial Infowars star Alex Jones' removal from Facebook, YouTube, Apple and Spotify over the past 24 hours, prompting even some of the bomb thrower's staunch critics to voice censorship concerns.
While Facebook and Twitter have come under heavy criticism for the spread of misinformation and conspiracy theories, Instagram has flown relatively under the radar. That's allowed the platform to increasingly serve as a home for hate speech and extremist content, according to Taylor Lorenz, a reporter for The Atlantic.
Alefantis, J. (2017, Apr 23). When 'pizzagate' hit comet ping pong. The Washington Post Retrieved from https://proxy154.nclive.org/login?url=https://search.proquest.com/docview/1890714524?accountid=13601
The owner of a pizza parlor in Washington DC writes about being the target of a conspiracy theory in which a man shot his gun in the parlor thinking he was saving trapped children.