Fighting back against fake news: A new UN handbook aims to explain (and resist) our current information disorder (Nieman Lab)

Nieman Lab: Fighting back against fake news: A new UN handbook aims to explain (and resist) our current information disorder. “In a global-first act of collaborative research and knowledge sharing involving leading international experts, the UN published a new handbook this week that aims to help equip journalism to tackle the scourge of ‘information disorder.’ The book, Journalism, Fake News and Disinformation, was edited by the two of us — Julie Posetti, a senior research fellow at Oxford University’s Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, and Cherilyn Ireton, executive director of the World Editors Forum.”