Prior to designing strategies and information literacy programs to combat the dissemination and proliferation of fake/false news, it is instructive for legal information professionals to understand the characteristics of fake news and the context of its historical development.
Carol A. Watson,
Information Literacy in a Fake/False News World: An Overview of the Characteristics of Fake News and its Historical Development
, 46 Int'l J. Legal Info. 93
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