Hammond Writes Op-ed on Dynamics of Fake News

The aggressive segmentation of news this creates is responsible for much of the polarization of opinion that dominates political discourse in America and beyond.

The dynamic of fake news

Prof. Kristian Hammond has written an editorial for Quartz analyzing the dynamic of fake news as a scam and a business model.

Prof. Kristian Hammond

Prof. Hammond is chief scientist at Narrative Science. Prior to joining the faculty at Northwestern, Hammond founded the University of Chicago’s Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. His research has been primarily focused on artificial intelligence, machine-generated content and context-driven information systems. He currently sits on a United Nations policy committee run by the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR).

Excerpted from "Falling for Fake News is Like Giving your Bank Account Details to a Forlorn Nigerian Prince" | 2/3/2017 by Prof. Kristian Hammond. Read the full Quartz article