How the Internet
Is Loosening Our
Grip on the Truth

Farhad Manjoo,
The New York Times

Thanks to rise of online media, we’re able to find loads of “facts” to support nearly any stance we take on any particular issue. During this year’s presidential election, it has become quite clear that Facebook and the internet as a whole have become an echo chamber where we’re free to hunt for the information that supports a certain point of view rather than actual facts. The New York Times takes a look at how we got here, the damage that’s been done and if there’s any way to reverse the effects.