How to thwart fake news
There are hardly any people or objects we touch as frequently as our smartphones. Olga Yurkova, a Ukrainian journalist and activist, is convinced that this is why we’re so quick to believe the fake news displayed on our phones.
When Russia seized the Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula, Olga Yurkova and her colleagues began checking the news on their social networks. But in such a highly politicized crisis, how can we neutrally assess what’s true and what’s “fake news”?