Fake news & co.

“Fake news“, “conspiracy theories”, and “hoaxes” are very common on the internet. “Fake news” are created to damage a person, a business, an agency, or a government, or to get attention and to get clicks on the internet. “A conspiracy theory” is an explanation of an event or situation that is different from the official… Read More Fake news & co.

Fake news

  Fake news  is an inaccurate, sometimes sensationalistic report created to gain attention, deceive or damage a reputation. It is published to look like authentic news and spread via traditional print and news media or social media. Unlike misinformation, which is inaccurate because a reporter has confused facts, fake news, which has no basis in… Read More Fake news