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The Fake News Industrial Complex

Did you know that the UK gives away millions of free apples to toddlers?

I have long asserted that the biggest problem with journalism, as a business, is that it tends to be run by journalists. It’s like if geologists ran the global steel industry; they’d prize the product, not the market for it.

As such, ‘fake news’ (and I put it in inverted commas because it’s become such a clichéd, unilluminating term) has floated to the top of our industrial concerns. Its prevalence…

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