A good first step...August 26, 2008 2:21 PM EDT ››› JAMISON FOSER
Nieman Watchdog has some advice for journalists (and the rest of us, for that matter):
Because of the way humans process information, political journalists who think they are dispelling false beliefs may actually be spreading them. Two brain experts offer ground rules for reporters who want to avoid becoming accessories to disinformation campaigns. Rule one: Stop repeating things that aren't true.