Friday, June 7, 2019

fake news vs. terrorism

[H]alf of Americans view fake news as a bigger threat to the country than terrorism, illegal immigration, violent crime or racism, according to a new study. ... The result, according to the study by the Pew Research Center, is that almost 70% of Americans feel fake news and misinformation have greatly affected their confidence in government institutions, and experts warn of a deepening crisis if the status quo is left unchecked.

1 comment:

  1. Damn!

    Where I live there’s talking smack and there’s smacking.

    While I prefer neither, actual smacking hurts.

    One can check a story out. But Hidden Bombs on the Subway or Times Square? Run. Where? When?