Circles of trust on social media

Not everything shared on Facebook is true. At times, what is shared is wrong. This is either because there was a mistake in the gathering or presentation or facts or there is a deliberate intent to mislead. The approaches to these two errors are different: Mistakes in reporting we correct; disinformation we fight. Disinformation is… Continue reading Circles of trust on social media

Sunog and disinformation

Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia asked reporters about “sunog” in a recent press conference. This was in relation to a story based on a social media post that was eventually deleted. The reporters told her the common term now is “kuryente.” When I was active on the field, it was “sunog.” You get burned by a… Continue reading Sunog and disinformation