Understanding the Fake News Problem
Paul Ford
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I got a big kick out of this.

But, while I agree with the main point, the fake news issue is only scratching the surface.

Getting rid of all fake news wouldn’t do anything about information bubbles. Like-minded people sharing real news and opinions that conform to their worldview, with minimal exposure to anything that challenges it, would have the same effect.

More here, if you’re curious: