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Fake News, Propaganda, and Misinformation: Learning to Critically Evaluate Media Sources

"Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts." --Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Newsweek, 25 August 1986, p. 27.

Poll: Sharing Fake News Stories

Have you ever shared fake news unknowingly?
Yes: 9 votes (30%)
No: 7 votes (23.33%)
I'm not sure: 14 votes (46.67%)
Total Votes: 30
Have you ever shared fake news on purpose?
Yes: 1 votes (3.57%)
No: 26 votes (92.86%)
Maybe: 1 votes (3.57%)
Total Votes: 28
Have you ever fallen victim to a fake news story?
Yes: 13 votes (44.83%)
No: 2 votes (6.9%)
I'm not sure: 14 votes (48.28%)
Total Votes: 29

How do you define fake news?

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