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Fake news: What it is, and how to spot it

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Emma Charlton

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 The growing influence of social media.
The growing influence of social media. Image: Pew Research Center
 Traditional media is struggling in the internet age.
Traditional media is struggling in the internet age. Image: Digital News Sources, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
 You’re the detective now.
You’re the detective now. Image: IFLA
 Truth or post-truth?
Truth or post-truth? Image: Oxford Dictionaries
 Fake news starts to trend.
Fake news starts to trend. Image: Google Trends
 Who do you trust?
Who do you trust? Image: Brookings, Gallup, “Americans’ Trust in Mass Media Sinks to New Low”

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Web of risk: how misinformation ties into other threats Image: Global Risks Report 2013
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