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Dealing with Disinformation and Misinformation During Elections

Concept - Computer Keyboard with red key that says FAKE NEWS, online dangers

The issue of misinformation/disinformation has become one major challenge confronting the world today. Misinformation/disinformation is however not a modern phenomenon–as it existed long before established information disseminating entities like news organizations started operating. This menace is as a result of people’s desire to manipulate information for their personal gain or to promote a particular agenda. What has made it rather alarming in the modern-day world is the advent of the internet and social networking technologies.

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