Fake news, real consequences: The woman fighting disinformation

Fake news, real consequences: The woman fighting disinformation – CBS News

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As the 2016 U.S. election illustrated, social media has become a powerful tool for disinformation and propaganda. Today, the Philippines is center stage in that battle as its government leverages platforms like Facebook to combat its critics — particularly the media. And, as President Rodrigo Duterte continues to consolidate power, many wonder if democracy in the U.S. is at risk.

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