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Fake news can lead to false memories

Fabricated news stories cause people to create false memories, especially if the content of the stories align with their political beliefs. While people who scored low on cognitive tests were no more prone to forming false memories, they were more likely to remember false facts that aligned with their opinions. People with higher cognitive ability are more likely to question their personal biases and the news source.... Read More...
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Detecting Fake News, At Its Source

Researchers have created a new deep learning system that can determine if a news outlet is accurate or biased based on only 150 articles published. The algorithm can also detect the political leanings of a news site. Researchers say fake news articles are more likely to use language that is hyperbolic, subjective and emotional.... Read More...