Fake news, true blues


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  • Saturday, 26 Jul 2014

PETALING JAYA: The digital age has greatly changed the way people create and consume information, often leading to the widespread creation and sharing of fake news stories.

Digital culture and social media commentator Niki Cheong thinks netizens have a long way to go when it comes to negotiating the information overload they face in regular Internet use.

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