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Page 1 Davis West 10/26/20 ERH 102-01 Kerry Smith Avoiding or Resolving Fake News The internet has been the solution to many issues as well as the beginning of new problems. One of the problems the internet has created is an area to lie to the public about the news. Which becomes a huge deal come election time because fake news can change a voters mind. While this is a large issue there are solutions to reading fake news, because there are ways you can fact check news media. There’s no solution in stopping fake news but, going to other websites and finding other news sources that may have another view or statistic on the issue is helpful. Although, in Europe, in 2016 the British government established a council of data ethics stunting fake news in Britain. The portrayal of fake news is mainly lead by political agenda. Unfortunately, fake news falls under both political sides but I’ve seen more of it on the left. Although people who side with the left would say the opposite of me. This is generally because humans see what the want to see and ignore what they don’t want to see. The cultural impact that fake news provides is a huge factor in why it’s a problem. When news sources consistently produce fake news they became less of a credible source. Which makes it difficult for the public to know which news sources are telling the truth and which ones aren’t. Page 2
Ever since the internet came around, yellow journalism (fake news) has become more and more common to give the public a political agenda. The use of fake statistics and taking words out of context has lead to a large problem. Especially when a large group of people will believe anything they see on the internet. But that’s the exact reason fake news sources can keep making articles because a large minority of people still believe what they’re saying. The lack of

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