Report

The future of truth and misinformation online

Publisher
Internet Internet access Internet governance Fraud Fake news
Description

Theme 1: The information environment will not improve: The problem is human nature
Theme 2: The information environment will not improve because technology will create new challenges that can’t or won’t be countered effectively and at scale
Theme 3: The information environment will improve because technology will help label, filter or ban misinformation and thus upgrade the public’s ability to judge the quality and veracity of content
Theme 4: The information environment will improve, because people will adjust and make things better
Theme 5: Tech can’t win the battle. The public must fund and support the production of objective, accurate information. It must also elevate information literacy to be a primary goal of education

Publication Details
Publication Year:
2017