Seven Types of Fake News Cheat Sheet by Davidpol
Seven Types of Fake News
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Director of strategy and research at First Draft Claire Wardle (@cward1e) developed this list to help people to understand the misinformation ecosystem.
A piece of content obviously intended to amuse readers that can be misinterpreted as fact.
In the spectrum of fake news, this is the least harmful.
2. Misleading content
Misleading use of information to frame an issue or individual
When genuine sources are impersonated
4. Manipulated content
Content that presents real information, even imagery and video, but is manipulated in some way to tell a different story.
5. False Context:
When genuine content is shared w/ false contextual information
7. Fabricated Content
New content that is predominately false, designed to deceive & do harm
6. False Connection
False Connection: when headlines, visuals or captions don’t support the contentt.
Seven Types of Disinformation
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