Two Economists Claim that Fake News and Social Media Had Little Influence on Election.

James Warren, writes a nice article on Poynter (whose mission is to train journalists and support journalism) reviewing the work of Hunt Allcott and Matthew Gentzkow, two economists who claim in an academic article that fake news and social media had very little influence on the election.

On first blush, this seems like an important paper to read if you’re into the fake-news issue.



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