This news story originally appeared at Social Media News on 23 November 2021

Misinformation in the Age of Social Media and COVID-19

“Fake news,” is a term that gets thrown around a lot, and it is often done with a joking undertone. Although “fake news” is not a new concept, as the distortion of news to sell stories has existed as long as newspapers have existed, it is more relevant than ever due to social media....