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