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Editorial: Fake News Threatens Teen Minds

Editorial: Fake News Threatens Teen Minds

Written by Grace Robinson and Sarah Snare

March 30, 2017

The professional news media has always been one of the most trusted sources of information, but the new trend of “fake news,” false headlines that look legitimate, has led to increased skepticism of journalism as a whole. Facebook and Twitter have been harshly criticized for allowing fake news stories...

Fake News Epidemic Expands Nationwide

Fake News Epidemic Expands Nationwide

Written by Casey Abashian and River Stone

March 24, 2017

Hillary Clinton sells weapons to ISIS. Pope Francis endorses Donald Trump for president. Barack Obama signs an order banning the Pledge of Allegiance. All of these popular 2016 stories had one thing in common, they were all false. This new trend of printing false information, disguised under flashy...

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