How bloggers can avoid the fake news bubble

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How bloggers can avoid the fake news bubble
March 12th, 2017
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No doubt you've seen the "fake news" label thrown about a lot lately, even in relation to major, generally respected media outlets. Fake news stories are a problem – and they aren't new. There are blogs and niche media sources largely dedicated to promoting conspiracy theories and propaganda.

On the Muck Rack blog, Edward Reamer provides a look at why fake news can be a problem for bloggers and explores some tips on how bloggers can avoid inadvertently becoming part of the fake news problem.

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