How has the meaning of the term 'fake news' changed?
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A brief history of 'fake news'

Some experts think the term "fake news" has outlived its usefulness, but why?

BBC Trending takes a look at how the phrase has taken on a new meaning over the past year.

Video journalist: Alex Dackevych

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  • 22 Jan 2018
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