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By Don Nardo

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Whether through social media or news reported via newspapers, television, radio, or online sources, misinformation—consisting of false facts and conspiracy theories—has become rampant in modern society. Some false information spreads accidentally; but much of it derives from purposeful lies. This book discusses how false information damages society as well as ways to recognize and counteract it.