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What is Fake News?
Fake News: Sources that entirely fabricate information, spread deceptive content, or grossly distort actual news reports.
Biased or Misleading News: Sources that come from a particular point of view and may rely on propaganda, decontextualized information, and opinions distorted as facts.
Common Types of "Fake News"
- Satire (entertainment)
- Junk Science
Why is Fake News Created?