Australians are fact checking to combat fake news


Op-ed written for the Canberra Times about findings in the Digita News Report Australia 2019


Period13 Jun 2019

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  • TitleAustralians are fact checking to combat fake news
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletCanberra Times
    Media typeWeb
    Duration/Length/Size950 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, Glen Fuller, Yoonmo Sang, Jee Young LEE