College students come up with plug-in to combat fake news

A team of college students is getting attention from internet companies and Congress after developing a browser extension that alerts users to fake and biased news stories and helps guide them to more balanced coverage. The plug-in, “Open Mind ,” was developed earlier this month during a 36-hour problem-solving competition known as a hackathon at Yale University. Read more at Associated Press.



Categories: Apps, Social Media, Journalism, Technology

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