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Fake News

For many of us, we get our daily information from news sites and social media. This is how we keep up with the world and how we shape our opinions about important topics. However, fake news has become a growing threat to our collective intelligence and an affront to our values of accurate, unbiased and timely information. This requires us as information consumers to be far more vigilant than we have ever been before. Fortunately there are ways to spot fake news.

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Types of Fake News

Fact Checking Websites

Types of Fake News

There are four broad categories of fake news, according to media professor Melissa Zimdars of Merrimack College.

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