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There’s no such thing as ‘alternative facts’. 5 ways to spot misinformation and stop sharing it online

Shutterstock Mark Pearson, Griffith University The blame for the recent assault on the US Capitol and President Donald Trump’s broader dismantling of democratic institutions and norms can be laid at least partly on misinformation and conspiracy theories. Those who spread misinformation, like Trump himself, are exploiting people’s lack of media literacy — it’s easy to spread lies to people who …

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