Fake news

Misinformation is also used as a term to denote propaganda. It is considered black propaganda as its purpose is to intentionally disseminate fake information with the aim of misleading the public. The term originates from the Russian word “Disinformation” («Дезинформация») which was the name of a department in the State Security Committee (KGB) of the Soviet Union, working on black propaganda.

Fake News


Five ways of identifying fake information


Markers of fake information