Even when headlines are false millions of people will click on them. Fake news is big business. It drives web traffic and spreads panic on stock markets. How is it changing the way we see the world?
Real or fake, America has become lodged in the popular imagination. A new exhibition of work by US artists explores this mythology and reconsiders what people can understand as "American."
Although fake news stories did not make an impact on Germany's election the hype — and fear — of them left an impression. One that many Germans are having a hard time getting out of their heads.
Once signed by President Vladimir Putin, the law would require foreign-funded media in Russia to register as foreign agents. It comes in response to the US requiring Kremlin-backed media to register as foreign agents.
Fake news in India is a rising problem. The practice of using social media platforms like Facebook and WhatsApp to disseminate false information is ushering in a dangerous trend. Murali Krishnan reports from New Delhi.
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