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Monday February 26th, 2018 in Ampersand Latest

Fake News. What does it really mean and why is it becoming part of media jargon used more frequently? Understanding its real meaning and why it is becoming more popular in its usage can help us in our pursuit of the truth and maintaining our integrity when we communicate with those around us.

Tom Chatfield in his article in NewPhilospher examines Fake News and why it is being used to counter conspiracies, panic and lies. “Are we playing a game in which truth and lies test their opposed strengths, or one in which winners get to make up the rules as they go along?”

Fabrications, sending out lies, conspiracies and panic and confirmation bias all play a part. All have implications on what we believe, how we are influenced and our expectations of real communication.

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