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The fake news we should really fear

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The fake news we should really fear. / Alford, Matthew; Sykes, Tom; Harper, Stephen.

In: Cold Type, No. 215, 05.11.2020, p. 18-20.

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Alford M, Sykes T, Harper S. The fake news we should really fear. Cold Type. 2020 Nov 5;(215):18-20.

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Alford, Matthew ; Sykes, Tom ; Harper, Stephen. / The fake news we should really fear. In: Cold Type. 2020 ; No. 215. pp. 18-20.

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