Fake News Matters Most During Campaign Cycles

People consume news from many outlets these days outside of social media feeds, including the darker corners of the Web, but this is a very self-selecting crowd, Jim Rutenberg, Media Columnist, The New York Times, told the OMMA at SXSW panel “Disrupting Democracy: Fighting Fakers and Haters in the Post-Fact Era.” In political campaigns this group matters a lot, but they do not matter in terms of the day-to-day governing of the country, he said. 

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