Bridge collapse, Morandi Brige, Genoa, infrastructure

8/15/18 Bridge collapse Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments In the wake of the deadly Morandi Bridge collapse in Genoa, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has called for “all infrastructure” in Italy to be checked. Investigators is still trying to determine the cause of the collapse. Italian…

Russian hacking, 2016 U.S. elections, social media, fake Americans, Russia’s cyberattacks, espionage, political science

8/14/18 Considered opinion: Election questions Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments There are many things that political scientists who study election mechanics — campaign finance, what polling data have to do with voting, how different population groups vote, how effective political advertisements are — got…

Truth decay, fake news, disinformation, Russian propaganda, science, misinformation, Facebook, business

8/13/18 Truth decay Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments Research by the USC Marshall School of Business makes a case that misinformation is a business risk for social media platforms, and proposes informational methods to alleviate the phenomenon of “fake news.” read more VISIT THE SOURCE…