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Witch Hunts: Where "Fake News" Began

The origin of "fake news" can be traced back to the witch hunts in the 1600s.

How Online Data Is the New Oil

With every like and share online, data is collected to help predict consumer habits.

The Social Media Operation That Divided Americans

A closer look at the Russian social media operation set on dividing Americans.

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