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Fake News (and what to do about it!): Examples of Fake News


Clickbait 
Over-representation or false information behind a news story headline

 

 

Conspiracy Theory  False beliefs associated with a real event 

 

 

Propaganda  Words or actions designed to influence opinion

   

 

Satire   Humor and irony used to ridicule

 

Misinformation - Typically gossip or propaganda 

 


Straight-up fake news

                                    

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