The Medium is the message …
Or perhaps not. The message may be the message that “they” want you to believe. Know your source. Think critically. And then read the stuff that the Robot wants you to read.
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The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 7/18/2019
by Media Bias Fact Check on July 18, 2019 at 2:10 pm
The code of principles of the International Fact-Checking Network IFCN at Poynter is a series of commitments organizations abide by to promote excellence in fact-checking. The following fact checks come from IFCN fact checkers. (D. Van Zandt) Claim by Facebook posts: Says George H.W. Bush once said “If the American People ever find out what we have done, they will chase us down the street and lynch us.” PolitiFact rating: Pants […]
Daily Source Bias Check: Foreign Affairs
by Media Bias Fact Check on July 18, 2019 at 8:00 am
LEAST BIASED These sources have minimal bias and use very few loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes). The reporting is factual and usually sourced. These are the most credible media sources. See all Least Biased sources. Overall, we rate Foreign Affairs Least Biased based on balanced story selection and minimal editorial bias. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper […]
Better design could make mobile devices easier for seniors to use
by Edward Henry Steinfeld, SUNY Distinguished Professor of Architecture, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York on July 18, 2019 at 11:24 am
Each device is complex in its own right, and trying to use them together in many different settings makes things even more complicated. […]
Washington state's big bet on 'free college'
by William Zumeta, Professor of Public Policy and Governance and Professor of Education, University of Washington on July 18, 2019 at 11:24 am
A new law in Washington state that makes college mostly free for many students is meant to prepare more residents from the state for jobs in the local economy. Whether it will work remains to be seen. […]