This election cycle saw its fair share of so-called “fake news.” On December 4, an armed man walked into a Washington, DC, pizza joint, claiming he needed to investigate a story he had heard: that Hillary Clinton and her former…
By PBS NewsHour
Incidents like the #Pizzagate shooting signify one step in a long, dark trail of real world consequences caused by fake news. Experts explain this history and why these stories are so hard to ignore.
By Nsikan Akpan
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