Chronicle of Higher Education: Some Real Data on Fake News

Chronicle of Higher Education: Some Real Data on Fake News. “Here’s the truth: Political scientists are only beginning to understand the mechanics of fake news and the havoc it has (or hasn’t) wrought on the American political system. Wounds are fresh, and research is scant. Andrew M. Guess, an assistant professor of politics and public affairs at Princeton University, is part of a team — which also includes Brendan Nyhan, of Dartmouth College, and Jason Reifler, of the University of Exeter — that has brought new research to bear on the question of how fake news spreads and whom it infects.”