‘The Crown' Season 5: Fact-Checking the Most Dramatic Moments
The fifth season of “The Crown” managed to stir up drama before it even dropped on Netflix. Now that the highly-anticipated season is here, we did a deep dive to separate fact from fiction.
No, Elon Musk Didn't Fire Twitter's Board. Unpacking This Social Media Lie
False posts were spreading on social media that said Elon Musk fired the Board at Twitter. Those posts were easily debunked, though — here’s how MediaWise campus correspondent Loren Miranda did it.
Social Media is Rife With Misinformation After Roe v. Wade News
Ever since the release of a leaked Supreme Court draft opinion overturning Roe v. Wade, you may have seen misinformation on social media that tries to appeal to users’ fears. MediaWise Campus Correspondent Kyle Davidson explains what you need to watch out for.
No, This TIME Magazine Cover of Putin Wasn't Real
An artist edited Vladimir Putin and Adolf Hitler onto a Time magazine cover, and many people falsely assumed the image was real – then shared it widely around social media. Reporter Maya Broadwater from Mediawise, a digital media literacy and factchecking group, explains.
Fact Checkers Say YouTube Lets Its Platform Be ‘Weaponized'
More than 80 fact checking organizations are calling on YouTube to address what they say is rampant misinformation on the platform