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By Karla Pomeroy
Editor 

Karla's Kolumn: When will we stop sharing fake news

 

June 2, 2018



OK, let’s get one thing straight. President Abraham Lincoln did NOT say “You can’t believe everything you read on the internet.” I’m sure he would have had the internet been invented during his lifetime, as such it was not.

Let’s get another thing straight. Just because someone tells you something is true (especially on social media) does not actually make it true.

Yes, I know I have harped on this before and I’ll be harping on this over the next several months.

Why? Because I’m concerned with so many people out there with their noses in their digital devices on social media...



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