We Are Falling for Fake News. Can This Quiz Improve Our Judgment?

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“In a news story, context is king. If you skim stories, you run the risk of misunderstanding a point that is out of context,” says Adam Chiara. Chiara is an Assistant Professor of Communication at the University of Hartford, along with being a contributing writer for The Hill. “You as the reader have to follow the writer’s logic and sourcing to determine if what you read makes sense or if something does not seem right. In other words, if you skim stories you weaken your own ability to think logically.”

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