Nothing New Under The Sun

Fake News is being talked about by everyone from your best friend, to your parents, perhaps even your goldfish are whispering in the corners of the tank. It’s even being covered by Real News at an alarming clip. even listed ‘misinformation’ as their Word of the Year in 2018. However, this isn’t a particularly new problem, right? After all Jonathon Swift wrote in 1710, “Falsehood flies, and the Truth comes limping after it”. And then there is the more famous, often attributed to Mark Twain, “A lie can travel halfway around the world before the truth can get its boots on.”

So, if this isn’t a new problem, why is it one of the most talked-about topics today?

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