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Fake News

Everything you have ever wanted to know about Fake News, how to spot it and how to avoid it.

Fake News

Noun. False or inaccurate information, shared via traditional media or online, that is presented as a factual news story, image or video.

Related terms: Misinformation, Alternative Facts, Echo Chamber, Confirmation Bias, Filter Bubble

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