University of California, Santa Cruz, 2020 — Politics • Research and Marketing Intern at humanID

Many people consider nonprofits more ethical than other institutions.

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This article is the final installment of a series about how different groups can prevent the harmful effects of disinformation. Read part one, about governments, here, part two, about social media companies here, and part three, about the news media here.

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues into 2021, so does…

More than half of U.S. adults think journalists should be the ones to solve America’s disinformation problem.

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This article is part three in a series about how different groups can prevent the harmful effects of disinformation. Read part one, about governments, here, and part two, about social media companies here.

Americans are losing trust in traditional news media. The constant barrage of fake news and disinformation is…

Corporations can’t be trusted to solve these problems on their own.

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a drop in charitable donations this year. But with unprecedented threats to our health, communities, and democracy, nonprofit organizations need our help this year more than any other. Luckily, a special CARES Act provision will allow almost 90% of Americans — everyone who files…

What can social media companies do to prevent their sites from becoming tools of disinformation?

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This article is part two in a series about how different groups can prevent the harmful effects of disinformation. Read part one, about governments, here.

By the end of March 2020, 94% of Americans had been ordered to stay at home. The COVID-19 pandemic had spread to the United States…

How can governments fight back against disinformation without jeopardizing their citizens’ right to free speech?

This article is part of a series about how different groups can prevent the harmful effects of disinformation on a large scale. Hannah Kruglikov wrote an excellent guide on how individuals can identify and stop disinformation, which can be found here.

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In the run-up to the 2016 US presidential election…

Dylan Fabris

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