Eryn Carlson

Flagging Fake News

By Features April 14, 2017

The Trust Project Based at California’s Santa Clara University, The Trust Project is led by journalist Sally Lehrman, who conceived the effort with Google News executive Richard Gingras in 2014. Their idea: to develop digital tools and strategies to signal trustworthiness and ethical standards in reporting—for … Read more

MisinfoCon: A Summit and Creative Studio on Misinformation

By February 24, 2017

Misinformation, though not a new phenomenon, has increasingly infiltrated our news ecosystem, fueled by the speed that information travels and the filter bubbles—both physical and digital—we live in, undermining democratic institutions and affecting citizens in the process. This weekend, the … Read more