Misinformation and Disinformation and its Potential Impact on Small and Mid-Sized Businesses

Written by Elie Jacobs and Sierra James “Fake News,” a term popularized by former President Donald Trump, is nothing new. Distorted news material has circulated the media for centuries. Why? Because sensationalism, controversy, and divergent thinking sell. However, the age of social media kickstarted a ubiquitous problem. Misinformation and disinformation are rampant on the internet, […]

Disinformation, Defamation, and Fake News – What are the Limits of Free Speech?

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The last five years have sometimes seemed like a fumbling collective effort to discover the limits of public discourse—and free speech. Politicians, news outlets, and corporations have all been drawn into a vortex of disinformation, defamation, and fake news allegations. The Senate impeachment trial of Donald J. Trump, the Smartmatic lawsuit against Fox News, and […]