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Social media key in fostering grassroots organizing among youth voters

Youth voters' presence on social media has clear implications for political activism with real election impacts

Column

Biden must address how “fake news” claims and media distrust continue to fuel Trump supporters

Effect of Donald Trump’s "fake news" campaign is the biggest hurdle to national unity

Column

Social media Trump ban protects public safety, does not violate First Amendment

Unregulated speech of politicians and affiliated groups poses danger, risk to public safety

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Social media monopoly on news consumption calls for increased government regulation for accuracy

With majority of young Americans looking to social media for news, information must be authenticated

City of Madison

Local elected officials refuse to condemn property destruction during BLM protests

Madison alder's Facebook post about BLM protests raises controversy

UW-Madison Campus

International human rights, technology expert lectures on dangers of disinformation

'Stop saying fake news... fake doesn’t begin to describe the complexity of this behavior,' expert says

Column

Staying informed is important — but not always financially feasible

Though news organizations need financial stability of subscriptions, we must recognize inequalities in awareness created by financial barriers

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An informed citizenry, a dynamic democracy: Fighting political misinformation

Spread of misinformation on social media threatens freedom of information

State of Wisconsin

Recent Facebook scandal suggests changes at state, federal legislative level

Data of 87 million Facebook users was compromised in companies biggest data crisis in history

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Recent Facebook scandal prompts need for government regulation of large tech companies

Websites like Facebook should be seen, regulated like public utilities

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