(Art by Jenny Holt)
Work is getting underway to try to fix some of the worst parts of online life.
The Viz Lab will develop “a dashboard to track and visualize images and ‘memes,’ as common sources of fake news, to enable journalists and researchers to more easily understand the origins of the image, its promoters, and where it might have been altered and then redistributed.”
— a girl has no name (@carolinesinders) July 18, 2017
Tseng, Sinders and Cagle join 19 other technologists with their own projects, as part of a $1 million grant by the Knight Foundation, Democracy Fund and the Rita Allen Foundation to help suss out the problem of fake news.
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