How can we teach #journalists, no their #publishers to give links in #articles to every source they used so we can #check them and know stuf for ourselves? I mean in the time of paper there was the argument of readaility, but online with hyperlinks...

@alcinnz oh, that one's nice and I will use it where I see fit :) However my idea was to push more hyperlinks directly into the articles. But I just realized that this seems to be a problem even worse with german press than e.g. NYT, maybe just won't read much german press then... 🙄

@uniporn Yes, it looks like a problem all across the web now. And news sites in particular should be using links.

I suspect it has to do in part with Google attaching explicit value to links, and by simply measuring it they changed it.

@alcinnz @uniporn

Just a note: you can use information to check information's coherence, not its truthness.

Beyond Gödel's incompleteness theorems, you can easily see it if you think that all linked sources might be false.

Having links to source would be usedul to dwell deeper, but not to fact check an article.

Experience is the only way to verify an information and the older and farer is the info, the harder is the verification.

Ultimately we rely on .

@Shamar @alcinnz @uniporn the main point of references is that you can trace the origins of some piece of knowledge, not to prove correctness.

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