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    FAKE FACTS; FAKE NEWS IMPACT INFORMED DEMOCRACY; IS USED BY AUTOCRATS

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR Steven Erlanger’s article entitled “AUTOCRATS ECHO CRY OF FAKE NEWS’” (New York Times, Large Print Weekly, 12.25.17, page 3) presents the world-wide impact of President Trump’s attacks on The Press’. Until the 2016 presidential campaign, the general public did not question the truthfulness or veracity...
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    Fake News Not Swaying Elections

    Eric Galatas Public News Service DENVER – Despite claims by some politicians, fake news, social media and search algorithms don’t sway public opinion, according to a study by a group of international researchers. William Dutton, the report’s lead author, says if search engines did help create so-called filter bubbles...