Only 28% of Irish people understand how Facebook determines which news stories to show users. Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

Less than a third of Irish people understand how Facebook’s algorithms determine which news stories they see, research by the Reuters Institute for th(...)

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland’s   new Media Literacy Policy sets out a range of skills to help people navigate new and emerging forms of media, including “the critical awareness to query an item of news”. Photograph: Getty Images

Edgar Maddison Welch walked into the Comet Ping Pong pizza restaurant in Washington, DC last Sunday afternoon at about 3pm, armed with an assault rif(...)