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Craig Silverman, media editor at BuzzFeed, is credited as loosely coining the phrase fake news in his 11/23/14 article for the Poynter Institute’s website. What Silverman means by fake news in his article is deliberately-fake news, such as the fake news that Donald Trump pardoned Kentucky clerk Kim Davis. Since then, the phrase fake news has taken on new meaning. Now, the phrase also refers to news that is fake, but the one promoting the news believes that it is true.
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