Kate Starbird and Students Discuss Dangers of Fake News

Thursday, December 8, 2016

HCDE Professor Kate Starbird, PhD students Ahmer Arif and Conrad Nied, and senior Leo Stewart sat down with KIRO 7 news to discuss their latest research on the online spread of fake news, or "alternative narratives." Starbird warns that the spread of misinformation creates the danger of becoming a more disinformed and divided society.

Read the story UW Professor Discusses Dangers, Motives of Fake News here and watch the video below.