Why top publishers are still stuck distributing fake news

Fake news doesn’t just get airplay on Facebook. Ads for such bogus stories have wound up in unexpected places, including The New York Times and Los Angeles Times. Even big publishers like them are limited in their ability to completely wipe out such ads. “It really exposes the inherent flaw of programmatic,” ad tech expert David Carroll said. “When you automate things so much, you can’t moderate it.”