Perhaps the most important question of all. Disinformation is false or misleading information with the intent to deceive its audience. You probably have heard of the term “fake news”, it appears to have become a defining subject of our times.
We prefer not to use the term “fake news” as it does not completely cover the load. Fake news has become a highly politicized term. Disagree with someone, or generally dislike them? Just accuse them of spreading fake news instead of questioning their argument.
Moreover, fake news isn’t always completely fake. It usually consists of an argument that has a small grain of truth which is misrepresented in order to manipulate audiences. Fake news doesn’t really cover the load. That’s why we use the term disinformation.
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