Many articles out there that contain fake facts, tampered numbers, warped scenarios, and even blatant lies. And a lot of people have noticed this as well. Trust in the media is at an all-time low in the current world, especially in countries like the United States. Many news agencies have pre-set political stances, opinions and biases. Truth be told, there is almost never an utterly unbiased news agency. This leads to most of their articles favouring one political agenda over the other. But above and beyond the external factors, personal biases creep in only to make things worse. The public generally tends to gravitate towards an opinion that affirms their prior beliefs. This creates echo chambers that may perpetuate fake news.
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