Combining Ad Libraries with Fact Checking to Increase Transparency of Misinformation

This is the fifth installment of a new white paper series on alternative regulatory responses to misinformation. The articles, which were produced with the editing and support of the WIII Initiative, will be presented at a series of events on March 8, 10, and 12th. You can find more information, and registration details for our launch events, here . I. Introduction While most people might associate fake news with politicians, a substantial component of the current misinformation crisis threatening democracies is websites producing misinformation for commercial reasons. [1] The pandemic has