A library guide about news hoaxes, misinformation, and propaganda
A set of steps a computer follows
Content that encourages a user to click on a link. Outrageous headlines are a common strategy to get clicks
Interpreting news to confirm existing beliefs
The situation surrounding an event
Algorithms generate content, like news stories, that the computer believes the user wants to see based on a number of factors
The result of personalization from website algorithms, usually on custom searches and social media platforms with news-streams. Critics argue this isolates users in ideological "bubbles" seeing content (like news) that simply reinforces their beliefs.
Digital or print, it's the attention-grabbing header text at the top of an article in a newspaper, magazine, or blog.
An advertisement for a product that resembles the other content in the publication (i.e. looks like a newspaper article but markets a product)
Media that spreads rapidly across the internet
The 2016 U.S. election has made fake news a buzzword and a political weapon.
Recent stories that mention fake news
Attribution: Google News RSS feed created using search terms "fake news"