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Finland is winning the war on fake news. What it’s learned may be crucial to Western democracy

Posted on AllSides December 15th, 2019
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Helsinki, Finland (CNN) – On a recent afternoon in Helsinki, a group of students gathered to hear a lecture on a subject that is far from a staple in most community college curriculums.

Standing in front of the classroom at Espoo Adult Education Centre, Jussi Toivanen worked his way through his PowerPoint presentation. A slide titled “Have you been hit by the Russian troll army?” included a checklist of methods used to deceive readers on social media: image and video manipulations, half-truths, intimidation and false profiles.

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https://www.cnn.com/interactive/2019/05/europe/finland-fake-news-intl/

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