Australians are fact-checking to combat fake news


Op Ed. for the Canberra Times about results from the DNR Australia 2019.



Period13 Jun 2019

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Media contributions

  • TitleAustralians are fact-checking to combat fake news
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletThe Canberra Times
    Media typePrint
    Duration/Length/Size1000 words
    DescriptionThe spread of misinformation about Labor's "death tax" during the recent federal election has reignited debate about fake news and how to tackle it.

    The timely release of the latest Digital News Report: Australia 2019 sheds some light on perceptions of fake news and what Australian news consumers are doing about it.
    Producer/AuthorCaroline Fisher
    PersonsCaroline Fisher, Sora Park, Jee Young LEE, Yoonmo Sang, Glen Fuller