How To Recognize A Fake News Story

How To Recognize A Fake News Story by Nick Robin-Searly.

A handy “fake news” graphic:

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Even if Facebook, Twitter, etc., eventually take up my idea of shareable content filters, you should evaluate all stories (including mine) with the steps in this graphic.

Short form: Don’t be a passive consumer of content. Engage with content. Question its perspective, what was left unsaid, sources that were or were not relied upon, etc.

Your ignorance is your own and no one can fix that other than you.

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