How can we create a news ecosystem … that values and promotes truth? A false story reaches 1,500 people six times quicker, on average, than a true story does.

Falsehoods almost always beat out the truth on Twitter, penetrating further, faster, and deeper into the social network than accurate information. By ROBINSON MEYER, The Atlantic 8 Mar 2018 It was hyperbole three centuries ago. But it is a factual description of social media, according to an ambitious and first-of-its-kind study published Thursday in Science.The massive new study analyzes every major contested news story …

It’s time to Stop de Kindermoord (Child Murder): Life and health can never be exchanged for other benefits within the society – nothing matters more than human lives. It means that safety is prioritized over speed and drivers’ convenience.

By Lloyd Alter, 8 Mar 2018  Public Domain Public Archives/ NL cycling Vision Zero has become a meaningless response to continuing tragedy; we have to learn from the Dutch. Vision Zero is a lovely concept; In Sweden, where it started, they believe that “Life and health can never be exchanged for other benefits within the society” – nothing matters more than …