Help Fight Fake News

We had great success in shining a light on the questionable practices of anonymous clickbait publishers in our first investigative effort (it was covered in the New York Times)! Our current project is investigating how fake news is funded. We’ve …

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Volunteers Needed!

If you’re interested in helping people understand what advertising is all about, have thoughts about consumer data and regulatory policies on any of these issues, please contact rob@changeadvertising.org

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Beware Celebrity “Ads”

This article first appeared on Medium.com (12/12/2015). Today, on the front page of Yahoo, a fake news article ad ran using Robert Downey, Jr.’s likeness (red box below), and pointed to a fake version of the Discovery Channel website (“discoverymagltd.com”). The site …

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