Fighting False News: How Leading Nonprofits Combat Digital Misinformation
In 2018 information travels instantaneously — including misinformation, disinformation, and yes, fake news. Increasingly, the public doesn’t know whom to trust, as politicians discredit traditional media, influencers give credence to false rumors and our own friends and family unknowingly spread untruths. Incorrect information can damage brands, complicate natural disasters and even sway elections. This session will provide valuable insights every communicator should know when it comes to false information online, including how national and global nonprofit organizations are fighting back.