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Fake News

This guide describes what 'fake news' is and how to spot it.

How Does "Fake" News Become News?

Beware of confirmation bias

"Confirmation bias is a belief in which someone only accepts facts that corroborate his or her preexisting subjective opinions about something. Any fact or opinion that contradicts this belief is ignored, dismissed as false, or twisted to fit a pre-ascribed agenda."

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