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Arizona State journalism school, Facebook fight fake news


October 5, 2017

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona State University's journalism school has partnered with Facebook on a project to increase news literacy and combat false news.

The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication launched a news laboratory Tuesday that will work with news organizations to fight the proliferation of misinformation.

The project is funded by Facebook, which has come under criticism for its handling of fake articles that circulated widely on many social media platforms during the presidential election last year. Facebook recently launched a notification on its site that help...

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