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  1. Sep 2022
    1. To really deal with this crisis we need to recognize centralization — of social media, of ad networks, of media ownership, of power over our daily communication, and in many other areas related to news publishing — and poor media literacy among the public as crucial underlying causes that need to be tackled.

      Dealing with 'fake news' is not about counteracting every piece of it with debunking. It is about addressing: - centralisation of socmed-adtech-media (Vgl DMA, DSA, GDPR, AIR, and on the other end of the spectrum [[Algo amplification of hate speech normalises it 201801113123304]]) - media literacy of the public (Vgl 'Finnish model' and [[Crap detection is civic duty 2018010073052]])