The Fake News Watch: Hyper-Partisanship (Ep. 5)

 

With alternative facts and fake news on the rise, The Fake News Watch is where we check the facts, call out the bullshit, and learn to identify the difference. In a deeply divided political world, we all have a responsibility to seek the truth and share it.

References and Additional Reading

Pew Research Center, “Partisanship and Political Animosity in 2016”
http://www.people-press.org/2016/06/22/partisanship-and-political-animosity-in-2016/

Axios, “The recent explosion of right-wing news sites”
https://www.axios.com/the-partisan-explosion-of-digital-news-2279022772.html

Jonathan Albright, The #Election2016 Micro-Propaganda Machine
https://medium.com/@d1gi/the-election2016-micro-propaganda-machine-383449cc1fba#.gjvlo6j1k