Guess Research Featured by Nieman Lab: Do browser extensions keep anyone away from fake news sites? Maybe a tiny bit

June 22, 2022

Nieman Lab featured Andrew Guess and co-authors' recent study that finds that NewsGuard's credibility ratings for news sites helped steer the most frequent consumers of misinformation towards more reliable outlets. Their paper was published in Science in May 2022. The Nieman Lab is a news and media site for journalists, focused on the future of news and the internet.

 

"It’s really rare to find any lasting effects on people’s behavior the way we did here. For a very subtle intervention of that kind, I think that’s quite remarkable."

 

Andrew Guess is assistant professor of politics and public affairs and a CSDP faculty associate at Princeton University.