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The EU elections are next week. Fake news is not the problem | WIRED UK

The EU elections are next week. Fake news is not the problem | WIRED UK

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Information operations are rarely about changing the things people believe, but changing the way they feel. Anger and fear are not things we can correct with better facts... accounts run by ... Internet Research Agency, or IRA... shared [news from] some of the biggest, most reputable news organisations in the world... rhythmic, regular sharing of true stories that, taken together, present a startlingly one-sided narrative...
Fact-checking, then, is not enough to defend us ... nearly half did not even make factual statements... it is crucial that we look beyond the accuracy of the news, and zero in on how the media ecosystem as a whole is being manipulated...

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