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MPs To Investigate Fake News Threat

  • Guardian, Monday, January 30, 2017 6:57 AM

Fake news is to be investigated by a group of influential MPs following concerns it could become a threat to democracy. The inquiry, launched by the House of Commons culture, media and sport committee, will seek to determine an industry-standard definition of fake news, identify those susceptible to being misled and investigate how the BBC might halt its proliferation in the UK.

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