ANTON HARBER: Courses in media literacy could forestall damage done by fake news
Disinformation is not a new problem. There have always been those who used whatever media was available to spread malicious disinformation for the purposes of making money, scoring political points or stirring division.
That is not to say it is not a serious problem, just to put some perspective on it. Every new media technology brings a new wave of disinformation, a panic about its social impact and measures to control it...
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