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Thorson paper on fight against fake news published in Science

Mar 9, 2018

The science of fake news

David Lazer, Matthew Baum, Yochai Benkler, Adam Berinsky, Kelly Greenhill, Filippo Menczer, Miriam Metzger, Brendan Nyhan, Gordon Pennycook, David Rothschild, Michael Schudson, Steven Sloman, Cass Sunstein, Emily Thorson, Duncan Watts & Jonathan Zittrain

Science, March 2018

Emily Thorson

Emily Thorson


Emily Thorson, assistant professor of political science, is co-author of "The science of fake news," published in the journal Science. The authors call for a coordinated investigation into the underlying social, psychological and technological forces behind fake news to counteract the phenomenon's negative influence on society. 03/09/18