India Wants Facebook to Curb Fake News Ahead of Elections

That’s the headline of my most recent story, which I wrote with my colleague Rajesh Roy. It begins: NEW DELHI—India is pushing Facebook Inc. to do more to combat fake news ahead of coming national elections, underscoring global scrutiny on the social-media titan. A closed Indian parliamentary panel on Wednesday asked Joel Kaplan, the company’s […]

Hate Fake News? Subscribe to a Newspaper

I’m not sure where I found it, but I came across this excellent column from November by Leonard Pitts, Jr. It begins: There is good news on fake news. As you doubtless know, the proliferation thereof has people fretting. President Obama has dubbed it a threat to democracy. And there is a rising demand for […]