FAKE NEWS AND MISINFORMATION

Authors

  • Matthew N O Sadiku Prairie View A&M University, USA
  • Tochukwu P Eze Prairie View A&M University, USA
  • Sarhan M Musa Prairie View A&M University, USA

Keywords:

Fake news, False information, Misinformation,, Fact checking

Abstract

Fake news is a type of propaganda that consists of deliberate misinformation. This false information is mainly spread through journals, magazines, mainstream media or social media. With the increasing popularity of social media and mobile phone, more and more people consume news from social media instead of traditional news media. Thus social media has proved to be a powerful source for fake news propagation. This paper provides a brief introduction to fake news.

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Published

2019-05-05

How to Cite

Matthew N O Sadiku, Tochukwu P Eze, & Sarhan M Musa. (2019). FAKE NEWS AND MISINFORMATION. International Journal of Advances in Scientific Research and Engineering (IJASRE), ISSN:2454-8006, 4(5), 187-190. Retrieved from https://www.ijasre.net/index.php/ijasre/article/view/1007