Free news can turn costly when you take it at face value. In situations where it really matters whether we're relying on verified, accurately-reported news, the fact is, we're probably going to have to pay for it. So, what are we to do about the fake news crisis?
Amid congressional hearings and FBI investigations in the US about whether and how Russia interfered with the US Presidential Elections, discussions continue about the efficacy and ethics of micro-targeting voters. In our latest and 10th edition of the SmallDataForum podcast, Neville, Sam and I reflect on the outcome of the recent general elections in the UK.
In the latest episode of the #SmallDataForum podcast, we discuss the latest piece of Big News to our usual scrutiny - the lively debate about old vs new media. The growth of social media and the EU Referendum are both huge topics in this episode, listen today!
42 percent of UK adults surveyed trust news organisations and even fewer—29 percent—trust journalists. And social media is adding fuel to the fire. Check out our TV producers fast guide to fact checking to ensure that on air content is factually accurate to build trust once again.
It's time for the latest podcast in the series, episode 8 of the Small Data Forum. Neville Hobson, Thomas Stoeckle & Sam Knowles partake in an extensive discussion on The Facebook files, machine learning and managing change and the fake news phenomenon.
With technologies rapidly developing and borders between digital, marketing and PR roles becoming more blurred how do you stay top of the game? Download our free E-book to learn the 4 key skills you, as a modern PR Professional, need to evolve and embrace to future proof your role.
Crisis management is the kind of PR skill where companies learn more from bad examples than good ones. Your department or agency should, therefore, be taking notes concerning United Airlines and the way it handled the forcible removal of a passenger from one of its overbooked flights.
It’s finally here – episode 7 of the Small Data Forum, hosted by Thomas Stoeckle. This month’s conversation covers a range of topics from the loss of control of personal data to the spread of misinformation and questionable political advertising.
Since President Trump’s election victory, the influence of fake news on political opinion has been widely discussed and debated. In January an MP-led investigation into the phenomenon was announced - dive into how the UK takes a stance on fake news.
'77% of PR firms are worried about dealing with the spread of disinformation' - with statistics as high as these its vital for PR professionals to know how to identify, debunk and avoid fake, misleading stories - the topic on everyone's lips.