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Coronavirus Misinformation Was Spreading Online As Early As January

Coronavirus Misinformation Was Spreading Online As Early As January

News on the global coronavirus is breaking so quickly that developments can happen on a minute-to-minute basis. But getting the most updated information about covid-19—and discerning which bits are correct—has been hampered severely by a scourge of misinformation spreading like wildfire, as well as a number of public officials who’ve…

Silicon Valley’s Fingerprints Are All Over The University Bribery Scandal

Silicon Valley’s Fingerprints Are All Over The University Bribery Scandal

When the insular Silicon Valley venture capital world found out this week that over a dozen local wealthy parents got caught bribing their way into universities such as the University of Southern California, their first reaction was to throw their head back in laughter: They paid $US200,000 to get their…