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By Richard P. Holm MD
The Prairie Doc 

Is the information one reads fake news?

 


It is miraculous to consider how much access and exposure we have to information through our computers, televisions, radios and newspapers. Unfortunately, we need to be on guard because too much of this buzz can be false information.

In an October 2017 article, the Pew Research Center found 43 percent of people in 2016 received their news from Facebook listening for information that aligned with their world view (not necessarily with facts).

Pew also found 23 percent had shared, by intention or accident, untrue political messages on social media. We need to be more critical of all sources o...



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