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COVID-19 crisis news environment found full of contradictions and concerns

Mark Sableman June 23, 2020
Illustration of people holding devices featuring COVID-19 headlines

In the wake of the coronavirus crisis, a recent report addresses how we receive and understand news and information. READ MORE

InfoWars takedown over coronavirus misinformation illustrates value of Internet oversight

Mark Sableman April 6, 2020
Illustration of a man disinfecting a fake news article about a virus

Google’s recent removal of Alex Jones’ InfoWars from its Google Play service, because of false and misleading information it had been transmitting about the coronavirus, isn’t an aberration. That kind of oversight is encouraged by a key Internet law, section 230, that is now under attack from various fronts. READ MORE