Fake news (disambiguation)

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Fake news is a type of hoax or deliberate spread of misinformation published in traditional news media or via social media.

Fake news may also refer to:

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See also[edit]

  • Advertorial, an advertisement in the form of editorial content
  • Disinformation, intentionally false information intended to deceive the target audience
  • Internet manipulation
  • Lying press, a pejorative political term used largely by German political movements for the mass media
  • Managing the news, acts intended to influence the presentation of information within the news media
  • News propaganda, a type of propaganda covertly packaged as credible news, but without sufficient transparency concerning the source
  • News satire, a type of parody presented in a format typical of mainstream journalism
  • Spin (propaganda), a form of propaganda, achieved through providing a biased interpretation
  • Video news release, a video segment made to look like a news report created by a PR firm, advertising agency, marketing firm, corporation, or government agency