While widespread inclusion of food literacy may take some time, but it could save lots of money down the road in healthcare costs once today’s youth become adults.
Mistakes happen by people with the best and purest intentions, and as the news-consuming public, it’s hard for us to forgive and move on when we feel deceived or mislead.
If we zoom out a little, the issue is nowhere near as cut-and-dried as we would say it is today.
No one person can stop the spread of this nonsense, but a lot of people “vaccinating” their friends will help keep it contained.
Regardless of the tactics that are employed, it is imperative that they put an end to the perpetuation of fake news once and for all.
For the public to retain its trust in the scientific method and the outcomes thereof, we have to be more mindful about which studies get published and how we cite them in our public discourse.
Widespread reporting by credible news outlets in the aftermath of the 2016 U.S. presidential election unearthed the existence of fabricated online news stories that intentionally falsify and mischaracterize factual information for the purpose of manipulating readers. Coined as fake news, inaccurate information is packaged and branded online to appear as credible news stories, is spread […]