At Snopes, a Quest to Debunk Misinformation Online – NYTimes.com

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Great article about founders of Snopes, who say “When you’re looking at truth versus gossip, truth doesn’t stand a chance.”  Kind of reminds me of a quote attributed to a famous author (guess who?), “A lie can travel halfway round the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.”  Snopes and their staff of about four put out about one post per day and their site gets 7-8 million visitors per month. 

At Snopes, a Quest to Debunk Misinformation Online – NYTimes.com

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