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Up Close With Fact-Checking Service Snopes

The New York Times looks into Snopes on fact-checking services that Facebook is counting on to help rid its platform of “fake news.” Regarding Snopes, The Times writes: “This is where the muddled masses come by the virtual millions to establish just what the heck is really going on in a world turned upside down.” Says Brooke Binkowski, Snopes’s managing editor: “Rationality seems to have fallen out of vogue … People don’t know what to believe anymore. Everything is really strange right now.”

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