A Fake News Vaccine

A Fake News Vaccine

A University of Cambridge study published in the journal Global Challenges actually says people can be inoculated against fake news. According to BBC News, the study “suggest ‘pre-emptively exposing’ readers to a small ‘dose’ of the misinformation can help … cancel out bogus claims.” The study goes on to say that when fake news is combined with real news facts, it tends to make it easier for people to distinguish between the two.