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Why you should stop using “fake news”

Fake? Or false?

It never fails to amaze me just how clueless politicians can be about the media and how news operates. If you stand for election, you should have at least a passing idea about news and how journalism works – but there’s yet another misstep from a familiar face this week.

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Fake news: what it really means

There’s a growing tendency for people to start shouting “fake news!” at the slightest provocation – and the phrase has now been named “Word of the Year” by dictionary compiler Collins. But what actually is fake news?

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