The Vermont Cynic

New technology takes fake news to multimedia level

New technology takes fake news to multimedia level

Lily Spechler

February 24, 2017

With the velocity of information perpetually on the rise, it’s impossible to slow down long enough to discern fact from fiction. Fake news is the intentional spread of misinformation, and though the news might be fake, the repercussions are very real. For example, a Dec. 20 article pub...

Public opinions influenced by increase in fake news

Izzy Siedman

December 7, 2016

Raise your hand if you’ve ever scrolled past an factually incorrect article or a misleading post from a friend on Facebook and thought nothing of it. The prevalence of “fake news” and how often it is taken as fact, reveals the influence social media has on informing and grouping the populous....

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