As the tentacles of fake news reach further into the mainstream, how do we keep them from getting a chokehold on democracy?
The obvious place to start is by understanding what fake news is. As opposed to satire, opinion or sloppy reporting—all of which can contain degrees of untruth, or at least bias—false news is purely fictional and created with intent to deceive, often for political gain.
- : https://en.ccunesco.ca/blog/2018/11/fighting-fake-news
- : UNESCO Canadian Commission