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This is (Mis)informed — a podcast about fake news, fact-checking and everything in between. Each episode, we talk to experts around the world to try and answer one big question about the battle against online misinformation. (Mis)informed is a production of The Poynter Institute.

This is (Mis)informed — a podcast about fake news, fact-checking and everything in between. Each episode, we talk to experts around the world to try and answer one big question about the battle against online misinformation. (Mis)informed is a production of The Poynter Institute.
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This is (Mis)informed — a podcast about fake news, fact-checking and everything in between. Each episode, we talk to experts around the world to try and answer one big question about the battle against online misinformation. (Mis)informed is a production of The Poynter Institute.

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English

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Episodes

Is fact-checking the antidote to misinformation?

12/26/2018
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It's way easier to post fake news on social media and get a ton of clicks than it is to publish a fact check. So is fact-checking always the best way to fight misinformation? In this episode, we'll talk to Giovanni Luca Ciampaglia at the University of South Florida about how hoaxes and fact checks spread online. Then, we'll learn how Maldito Bulo founder Clara Jiménez Cruz is copying the format of misinformation to get more reach. (Mis)informed is hosted by Daniel Funke and produced by Vanya...

Duration:00:19:09

Debunking vs. amplification

12/19/2018
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It's our job to fact check the news. But what is the line between correcting misinformation and amplifying it? In this episode, we'll talk to Ben Collins about how he reports on online extremism for NBC News. Then, we'll speak with Whitney Phillips of Syracuse University about her guidelines for journalists covering misinformation. (Mis)informed is hosted by Daniel Funke and produced by Vanya Tsvetkova, an interactive learning producer at Poynter's News University. It was edited by Alexios...

Duration:00:21:54

Who is fact-checking for?

12/12/2018
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In a world where facts are increasingly up for debate, who is fact-checking actually for? It's one of the biggest questions in journalism, and we're tackling it for our very first episode. First, Amy Sippitt talks about who reads stories from Full Fact, a fact-checking project in the United Kingdom (Spoiler: It's mostly men!) Then, Brendan Nyhan from the University of Michigan gives us the lowdown on which audience needs fact-checking the most. (Mis)informed is hosted by Daniel Funke and...

Duration:00:18:04

Introducing (Mis)informed

12/5/2018
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This is (Mis)informed: A podcast about fake news and fact-checking, hosted by Daniel Funke. Each episode, we talk to journalists and experts around the world to try and answer one big question about the battle against online misinformation. Coming soon.

Duration:00:00:51