Michigan State University main website

Dustin Carnahan

The Truth Behind Fake News and Politics on Social Media

Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Laptop sitting on a desk with a lap in the background.

Fake news, hate speech and misinformation is creeping through all social media platforms. With more and more people relying on social media for as a source for news,…

Read More

The COVID-19 Infodemic: Combatting ‘Dangerous’ Misinformation on Social Media

Sunday, April 26, 2020

As the world stays home, the withdrawal from public life in response to COVID-19 has moved difficult conversations about the global pandemic to social media. Many exchanges are…

Read More

Can the Effects of Fake News be Reversed by Affirming the Self?

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Dustin Carnahan

In the age of fake news, concerns about misinformation seem to have reached a pinnacle in U.S. society. A new research study to be published in Human Communication…

Read More