No, Californians aren't banned from showering and doing laundry on the same day. But the fact that so many people believed that lie says something about how insane the state's real water laws are.
Singapore ordered Facebook to attach a "false information" message to a news story written by a government critic.
The video Abbott shared was not of a homeless person—it was a mentally ill person having a serious episode. Whoops.
Deepfakes don't pose a novel threat, and they have many exciting applications that would be stymied by legal restrictions.
Video of Rep. Ilhan Omar Allegedly Calling for People to 'Be More Fearful of White Men' Is Fake News
The viral clip was misleadingly edited, and stripped of important context
It may be time to hire a libel service.
Researchers made no effort to link the two.
The supposed plague of misleading and harmful information on the internet is nothing new, nor is governments' desire to muzzle anybody who says inconvenient things.
Right after 290 people were killed in a series of Easter Sunday bombings
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Episode 3 of Free Speech Rules, starring UCLA law professor Eugene Volokh
Covering stories is too important to abandon for brazen partisan pandering-or wishful thinking.
They're just helping the TSA push its scaremongering narrative.
Fake news is real. Momo is not.
Government statistics often show more reports of both. That doesn't mean either is on the rise.
Canadian columnist Andrew Coyne explains why efforts to combat fake news by cutting off supply are barking up the wrong tree.
Plus: Author Zadie Smith talking cultural appropriation, and Budweiser versus Big Corn
Plus: Kamala Harris officially enters the 2020 race and Google News may leave the E.U.
Warren Endorses Afghanistan Withdrawal As Trump Spews Soviet Propaganda About the Country: Reason Roundup
Plus: a public domain bonanza, Khashoggi killers on trial, and Super Bowl sex-trafficking panic starts early
The host of TruTV's hit show has lost some faith in the power of rational discourse. And he has some ideas for how to fix the problem.
Hundreds of pages and accounts have been purged over accusations that they were "inauthentic." The page operators disagree.
Clinton runs with a Kamala Harris whopper that's already been debunked.
Threatened regulations on "fake news" would be an attack on press freedom
The president insists he "didn't criticize" British Prime Minister Theresa May, but audio from the interview suggests otherwise.
We headed to the Venice Beach boardwalk to test the bullshit detectors of passersby.
Man goes to jail for complaining about police response times.
Why it's getting harder to tell "fake news" from real news
Do deepfakes really represent "the collapse of reality"?
We need to up our media literacy game, not delegate responsibility to politicians who have no idea what they're doing.