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Good News In An Era Of Fake News: The Public Is Becoming Wiser About How The Media Works

Monday, March 6, 2017 5:19
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from The Conversation

– this post authored by James Rodgers, City, University of London

Storytelling is a key part of human culture. Where politics and power are concerned, stories become something not only to be told, but to be shaped and influenced – so that, in many cases, they are used to mislead or deceive. Recent research for a lecture on “fake news” led me to wonder if there was a reason why it seems to spike at certain times.

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