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Fake news to ‘fishing expeditions’: CFOIC looks back at 2016

Fake news to ‘fishing expeditions’: CFOIC looks back at 2016

Jeffrey Roberts (Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition)- Will 2016 be remembered as the year we realized just how much our democracy depends on an informed citizenry?

The growing proliferation of fake news – fabricated, often outlandish reports fashioned to resemble authentic journalism – stunned many of us as it threatened to undermine our electoral process. It threatened the lives of real people, too, in a Washington, D.C. pizza parlor.

Click here to read the full story at Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition.

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