Category: News

Half of Americans see fake news as bigger threat than terrorism, study finds | US news | The Guardian

Lawmakers have yet to take concrete action against fake news and misinformation.

Australia doesn’t care about Fake News it cares about Real News getting out (ODT)

Almost 70% of Americans feel fake news has greatly affected their confidence in government institutions, a new study says

via Half of Americans see fake news as bigger threat than terrorism, study finds | US news | The Guardian

Racoon’s Minnesota building climb comes to relieving end

Raccoon high-rise saga comes to an end

Cool News; Is your glass 20% empty or 80% full? Rocky is asking the question? (ODT)

A raccoon that became an internet sensation by scaling a 25-storey office tower in downtown St Paul was safely trapped on Wednesday and released back into the wild.

The raccoon looked a bit bedraggled but healthy after it was caught before dawn atop the UBS Plaza. Technicians took the caged raccoon down a freight elevator to a truck, according to Wildlife Management Services, which provides animal control services for St Paul.

via Racoon’s Minnesota building climb comes to relieving end

News is bad for you – and giving up reading it will make you happier | Media | The Guardian

News is bad for you. It leads to fear and aggression. It hinders your creativity and makes you sick. We should stop consuming it, says Rolf Dobelli, who’s abstained for years

Source: News is bad for you – and giving up reading it will make you happier | Media | The Guardian