Updated 6:26 am CST, Saturday, February 2, 2019 FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2017 file photo, Groundhog Club handler John Griffiths holds Punxsutawney Phil, the weather prognosticating groundhog, during the 131st celebration of Groundhog Day on Gobbler's Knob in Punxsutawney, Pa. As the Midwest and East Coast try to recover from this week’s dangerous Arctic … [Read more...] about Will groundhog give good news for winter sufferers?
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Who shares fake news? Until today, conventional wisdom held that posting misinformation to Facebook and other platforms was largely a byproduct of ideology. The more conservative you were in 2016, the argument goes, the more likely you were to share hoaxes. But a fascinating new paper published today in the journal Science Advances suggests that something else is afoot. I wrote … [Read more...] about The good news about elderly people sharing so much fake news
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Globe Staff December 07, 2018 You see it all the time: a company announces layoffs, and investors cheer by driving its stock price higher. And sometimes it’s the same with the government’s monthly employment report, the latest of which was … [Read more...] about The weak jobs report is good news — and not just for the suits on Wall Street
It’s been an insane week—in the security world and beyond. As Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination hearings captivated the nation, the information war to sway public opinion raged, mirroring a real warzone. In case you didn’t have time to follow everything else that happened, here’s a quick rundown. Though technically the news of Facebook’s … [Read more...] about Security News This Week: Good News! California Bans Bad Default Passwords
Updated 9:58 am PDT, Tuesday, September 18, 2018 Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, welcomes Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, prior to their talks at the Bocharovy Ruchei residence, in Sochi, Russia, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. The leaders of Russia and Turkey agreed Monday to establish a demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib region. (Presidential Press … [Read more...] about The Latest: UN Syria envoy says Idlib deal ‘very good news’