The spread of fake news through digital media poses one of the greatest challenges to professional newsgathering operations, says one of the Catholic Church’s most energetic communicators.
“Fake news is a sign of intolerant and hypersensitive attitudes and leads only to the spread of arrogance and hatred,” according to Father Thomas Rosica CSB, chief executive officer of Salt and Light TV.
“Disinformation thrives on the absence of healthy confrontation with other sources of information that could effectively challenge prejudices and generate constructive dialogue; instead, it risks turning people into unwilling accomplices in spreading biased and baseless ideas,” the priest said in an

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