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[liberationtech] [Air-L] Fake News

Yosem Companys companys at
Thu Dec 8 21:38:54 PST 2016

You're preaching to the choir, Chris. What's accurate news for one group
may be fake news for another. News is socially constructed.

What I wanted to know is whether there are any studies showing how news
(fake or accurate, if you will) influenced voter behavior, particular Trump
supporters' voter behavior.


On Thu, Dec 8, 2016 at 9:33 PM, Chris Brandmeir <chrisbrandmeir at>

> And it is? In the spirit of discussion and inquiry with minimized bias,
> what is it?  So the news of others is fake, or it is not news if not
> scientifically variable as objective?
> Chris
> On Dec 8, 2016 9:26 PM, "Yosem Companys" <companys at> wrote:
>> I was emphasizing that the focus of my question is on the sharing of fake
>> news via social media. God knows that fake news as a phenomenon has existed
>> for thousands of years.
>> On Thu, Dec 8, 2016 at 9:23 PM, Chris Brandmeir <chrisbrandmeir at
>> > wrote:
>>> Why is social media news fake? Is this a judgement!
>>> Chris
>>> On Dec 8, 2016 8:52 PM, "Yosem Companys" <companys at> wrote:
>>>> Anyone know of any academic studies showing that fake (social media)
>>>> news
>>>> influenced the 2016 presidential election outcome?
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Yosem
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