By Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez : sfexaminer – excerpt
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg claims that only a “very small amount” of what appears on the social media site is fake news and hoaxes.
Dear San Francisco tech workers,
Joe Fitz here, your loudmouthed, not-humble-enough dead tree columnist. I know we haven’t always gotten along. I’ve decried your role in gentrification, I’ve decried your industry’s role in local politics. But today I come to you hat in hand … I’ve got a favor to ask: “Help stem the tide of fake news.”