Cognative Bias Codex - data visualization | Categorization by Buster Benson, Algorithmic Design by John Manoogian III, Data by Wikipedia

Looking inward in an era of ‘fake news’: Addressing cognitive bias

People process information they receive from the news in the same way they process all information around them — in the shortest, quickest way possible. … However, the use of these shortcuts can lead to “blind spots,” or unintentional ways we respond to information that can have negative consequences for how we engage with, digest, and share the information we encounter. When we consider how we engage with the news, some shortcuts we may want to pay close attention to, and reflect carefully on, are cognitive biases.

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Apegarse a la ética en la era digital

La diseminación de desinformación tiene un impacto significativo en nuestra marca personal y profesional. A menudo, familiares, amigos y otros miembros de tu red social dependen de los medios sociales y digitales para enterarse de las noticias de cada día, en lugar de recibirlas de forma directa de una fuente de noticias seleccionadas con sumo cuidado. Esta es una prerrogativa poderosa.