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Why do we fall for fake news?

Pint of Science
20/05/2019 from 19:00until 20/05/2019 - 19:00
20 May
Brussels Beer Project
Rue Antoine Dansaert 188
1000  Brussels

While you’re reading this, thousands of false or malicious stories are spread all over the internet and in the media. Maybe you have already shared one. The rise of social platforms have placed journalism and the communications landscape under fire. Anyone can release and promote from misinformed opinions and rumours to orchestrated campaigns designed to deliberately harm a person, social group, organisation, or country. 

Not sure how fake news go viral, why people believe them, and how they can be fought? Join us on 20 May at the Brussels Beer Project and find out whar researchers have to say, while sipping a pint of beer!

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