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[liberationtech] [Air-L] Fake News

Alex Leavitt alexleavitt at gmail.com
Thu Dec 8 21:51:42 PST 2016


This is a pretty good article on the topic of elections generally, grounded
in empirical research: http://insights.berggruen.org/issues/issue-6/
institute_posts/147

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Alex Leavitt, Ph.D.
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On Thu, Dec 8, 2016 at 9:38 PM, Yosem Companys <companys at stanford.edu>
wrote:

> You're preaching to the choir, Chris. What's accurate news for one group
> may be fake news for another. News is socially constructed.
>
> What I wanted to know is whether there are any studies showing how news
> (fake or accurate, if you will) influenced voter behavior, particular Trump
> supporters' voter behavior.
>
> Thanks,
> Yosem
>
> On Thu, Dec 8, 2016 at 9:33 PM, Chris Brandmeir <chrisbrandmeir at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> And it is? In the spirit of discussion and inquiry with minimized bias,
>> what is it?  So the news of others is fake, or it is not news if not
>> scientifically variable as objective?
>>
>> Chris
>>
>> On Dec 8, 2016 9:26 PM, "Yosem Companys" <companys at stanford.edu> wrote:
>>
>>> I was emphasizing that the focus of my question is on the sharing of
>>> fake news via social media. God knows that fake news as a phenomenon has
>>> existed for thousands of years.
>>>
>>> On Thu, Dec 8, 2016 at 9:23 PM, Chris Brandmeir <
>>> chrisbrandmeir at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Why is social media news fake? Is this a judgement!
>>>>
>>>> Chris
>>>>
>>>> On Dec 8, 2016 8:52 PM, "Yosem Companys" <companys at stanford.edu> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Anyone know of any academic studies showing that fake (social media)
>>>>> news
>>>>> influenced the 2016 presidential election outcome?
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>> Yosem
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