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Misinformation and Disinformation: Thinking Critically about Information Sources

This Research Guide is adapted from a guide developed by the Research Center at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Filter Bubble

The Filter Bubble is Eli Pariser's theory that personalization on websites and social media we use, creates a filter bubble sending us only information, news and suggestions that confirm our views and likes, and distancing us from other information.

The Filter Bubble: How the New Personalized Web Is Changing What We Read and How We Think, by Eli Pariser

Eli Pariser: Beware online "filter bubbles"  TED talk, 2011 (8:57 minutes)

Blue Feed, Red Feed From the Wall Street Journal