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@Yamiche has been named the new host of @washingtonweek on @PBS . As the 2021 Esserman-Knight Honoree for Excellence in Journalism, she excels in the field as she continues to give a voice to vulnerable communities. RSVP for the 5/13 awards event:
On 5/13, join us as we celebrate intrepid journalists like @inaminorkey , @balancegal + o @DavidFleshler . @SunSentinelhey 'll receive honorable mention recognition at the f #essermanknightawardsr their coverage of efforts to suppress COVID info. RSVP:
1/ How did misinformation spread during the 2016 presidential election and has anything changed since? A new study explores more than 10M tweets from 700K Twitter accounts that linked to more than 600 misinformation & conspiracy news outlets. #knightcomm
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3/ “Fake news” and disinformation continue to reach millions: More than 80% of accounts that repeatedly spread misinformation during the 2016 election campaign are still active.