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Facebook Is Fighting Back Against Fake News With PolitiFact as a Partner

Quotes Brendan Nyhan, professor of government, about how Facebook's new program to reduce the number of times that fake news is shared and viewed was overdue. "Their actions are a belated recognition of the lucrative market in fake news they helped create," Nyhan said. "With that said, the steps Facebook announced seem potentially effective. At this point, I'd like to see how well they work."

Read the full story, published on 12/15/16, in the Tampa Bay Times.

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