CMST 301 week 3 Discussion .docx - Week 3 Discussion Topic 1 Fake News This week you watched Christiane Amanpour Chris Anderson How to Seek Truth in the

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Week 3 DiscussionTopic 1: Fake NewsThis week, you watched Christiane Amanpour & Chris Anderson How to Seek Truth in the Era of Fake News (TED Talk video):Discussion:Amanpour mentioned that she wished that the proliferation of platforms upon which we get our information meant that there was a proliferation of truth and transparency and depth and accuracy.Questions Explain at least two ways fake news could affect the results of future elections or may have affected the recent presidential election? NOTE: This discussion is to remain objective and polite and professional. It is not a referendum on the candidates and should not be approached that way.What are three ways you can verify articles and images to avoid being fooled by fake news?What can companies like Facebook and Snapchat do to stop users from spreading fake news? What can we, as consumers, do? What do you think would work, especially with younger users?From watching TED talk video about Christiane Amanpour talking about the Fake News era and seeking truth, I realized one needs to be vigilante in absorbing the news that is spread around every day in society. There is a lot of things I have learned this week and positively I get the chance to express to peers here. This future elections which is the midterms is by far a must see event in the history of America because our society gets to show that we either listening to the right news or the fake news. But let’s have a moment with Fake News, there are two ways fake
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