Traditionally published by governments as part of a larger propaganda campaign, disinformation is now rife on the interwebs. Governments and government departments still publish disinformation, but the internet has seen a proliferation of other types of disinformation - from bogus health claims to conspiracy theories.
The word "disinformation" comes from KGB spycraft, and is designed from an agenda-driven standpoint to sway or cement the opinions of its readers through only telling part of a story, withholding certain facts in reporting a story, or through outright lies.
Watch the 'Home brewed high' story on the right. While you're watching, think about these questions and watch as much as you need to answer them:
Once you've done that, and just for fun, feel free to enjoy Randy Rainbow's take on "alternative facts".
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