The Verge: Mexico Struggles To Weed Out Fake News Ahead Of Its Biggest Election Ever

The Verge: Mexico Struggles To Weed Out Fake News Ahead Of Its Biggest Election Ever. “With Mexico’s election on the horizon, weeding out fake news in the country of 127 million has never been more pressing. Mexicans have long distrusted the press and for good reason. For decades, the national news media here consisted of two television networks and a handful of newspapers, all propped up financially by the controlling Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI). Coverage of the government was favorable, and negative stories were buried.”