Fake news is the new black.
Drop the phrase in a casual conversation and some people will be silly enough to assume you are an astute observer of the political scene.
- Amanda Vanstone
- The Age
Fake news is information known at the time to be incorrect which is deliberately fed out into the media stream.
Since when has that been a new idea?
Some of it is deliberate.
This is the age-old phenomenon that we have newly named fake news.
There is also the accidental error.
Someone believes it to be true but they are mistaken.
No one can…