Fake news and hate speech are disseminated via social media on a daily basis. Many profit from this anonymous agitation. But two Austrians have taken it upon themselves to expose fake news and hoaxes.
US President Trump has blamed big tech firms for gagging conservative voices at a summit of far-right online figures. At the same time, he applauded internet provocateurs for their "bad" social media behavior.
Can teens be vaccinated against online disinformation? DW's Teri Schultz reports on creative educational efforts to help young media consumers fend off viral lies.
The Google-owned video-sharing platform has pledged to remove content that glorifies Nazi ideology or well-document events like the Holocaust and 9/11. YouTube is also tweaking its algorithm that recommends videos.
Is liberal democracy at its end? How should we deal with the rise of populism fueled by fake news on the internet? Yale historian and world-renowned author Timothy Snyder discusses these burning issues with DW.
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