Tag: Fake news

Fake news fact-checking checklist

By David Benigson There’s been an explosion of so-called fake news in recent months. Reports of fakery, fabrication and misinformation have hit fever pitch, particularly during election season. While fake news is nothing new, it’s gained momentum, and notoriety, as

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Kevin Myers and Basil Clarke

By Richard Evans The biggest media story of the weekend was the Sunday Times column written by columnist Kevin Myers, which News UK has admitted contained “unacceptable comments both to Jewish people and to women in the workplace”. The Sunday Times

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Fake news – scope, public trust and options for policy

Fake news distribution is becoming a central focus for publishers, digital platforms, advertisers and consumers. Today’s Westminster Media Forum has been organised to decide what next for industry and government. I’m speaking on behalf of the CIPR at today’s Westminster

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How marketeers can combat fake news in a post-truth world

Making headlines with fake news By Annie Brafield After the word ‘post-truth’ was chosen as Oxford Dictionaries’ word of the year for 2016, it comes as no surprise that the subject of fake news continues to make headlines. Articles are frequently

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