Fake News: A Crisis on the Rise

Fake News: A Crisis on the Rise

“I believe that the media should be very clear, very transparent, and not fall prey—without offence, please—to the sickness of coprophilia, which is always wanting to communicate scandal, to communicate ugly things, even though they may be true, and since people have a tendency towards the sickness of coprophagia, it can do great harm.” – Pope Francis These resounding words by the Pope on the spread of fake news addresses one of the biggest issues that have been on the rise steadily. The majority of us depend on various online…