Stay #OneStepAhead of #FakeNews with ZN

As false news stories are becoming more and more widespread, how do you know what is real? How do you identify fake news? 

To make sure YOU only share real stories, we have created a list of ten tips that will help you to determine if a a social media article is factual, or not.

ZN Fake News

Philip Weiss, Founder, Chairman and Chief Hyperthinker, set up ZN to adapt business and communication strategies to the Internet age. He has worked with leading companies and communication agencies, exploring the challenges and opportunities they and their clients face online. He read Philosophy, Politics and Economics at the University of Oxford, where he also ran the Oxford Student Radio for which he received the Young Achievers Award from HM the Queen (for being the youngest MD of commercial Independent Local Radio in the UK). Philip also wrote the book HyperThinking as a tool to help people adapt their thinking to the web.

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  1. By: Marko|July 26th, 2017

    Nice tips! Here are some more!

    11: Does the article name names? Google those names. Is the doctor really a doctor?
    12: Is the ‘groundbreaking research’ already checked or even debunked by other research? Who conducted the research in the first place?
    13: Does the news site have an address in a building made of stone? Can you visit them if you would like? Any credible news organisation will have a contact section on their site.
    14: Does the (parent) company have a Camber of Commerce number?

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