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

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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