Americans Favor Protecting Information Freedoms Over Government Steps to Restrict False News Online

http://www.journalism.org/2018/04/19/americans-favor-protecting-information-freedoms-over-government-steps-to-restrict-false-news-online/

http://archive.is/c7YzT

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Trust Is Collapsing in America

Only a third of Americans now trust their government “to do what is right”—a decline of 14 percentage points from last year

Why, though, is trust eroding in the United States in the absence of an economic crisis or other kind of catastrophe? What’s changed, according to the Edelman report, is that it’s gotten much harder to discern what is and isn’t true—where the boundaries are between fact, opinion, and misinformation.

https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2018/01/trust-trump-america-world/550964/

http://archive.is/VWgmJ

First France, Now Brazil Unveils Plan to Empower the Government to Censor the Internet in the Name of Stopping “Fake News”

https://theintercept.com/2018/01/10/first-france-now-brazil-unveils-plans-to-empower-the-government-to-censure-the-internet-in-the-name-of-stopping-fake-news/

http://archive.is/mueoz