ICYMI: Fake news is everywhere! Time to call the BS police!

Friday, February 2, 2018

Is fake news, fake news? Who cares? Because politicians will decide for us!

We’re told that fake news is everywhere these days, usually by people who you suspect are partial to a little fake news themselves.

It’s hard to define exactly what fake news is. On the one hand, it’s pretty unlikely that lizards are secretly ruling the world (some may not agree with that statement), so you can rule those stories out.

Sometimes, however, the term fake news is simply used by politicians and people in power to dismiss opinions they don’t agree with, so how should people respond to that? It’s a minefield.

So ICYMI has the following advice for you in this world of fake news.


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