Tag: Internet

Information Overload: Fake News in The Era of Online Propaganda &...

Little attention has been paid to an ever-evolving problem gripping the internet: For all its democratizing prowess, it is saturated with so much information—from traditional media outlets, alternative voices, hyperpartisan blogs, and industry groups funneling propaganda through websites masquerading as legitimate public policy centers—that it’s become increasingly difficult to distinguish between factual news, scientific research and agenda-driven content, academics say.

Altice Completes Its Takeover of Cablevision

The $17.7 billion purchase of the Bethpage-based company, which also owns Newsday and News 12, makes Altice USA the fourth biggest cable operator in America.