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Educating On 'Fake History' Vs. 'Fake News'

There's an underlying growing challenge when it comes to "fake news" and the implications it will leave on society. The idea that news and information, for most, is readily available online and easily researched. The growing challenge, which some call a "danger," is that "'Fake History' is More Dangerous than 'Fake News.'" William Jeynes, a professor at California State University at Long Beach in California, writes that "fake history has established the foundation for fake news." In The Public Discourse he outlines three instances in which the spread of fake history has been particularly dangerous and serves as the foundation to spread fake news.

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