HEADLINE FROM STUFF.CO.NZ: Fake news isn't anything new, but does New Zealand have a problem?

FROM THE ARTICLE: "I don't think we are there yet and hopefully not for a while. It's certainly a new phenomenon. It's going to be interesting to see what Google and Facebook do and how seriously they take the threat."

"It's definitely a new phenomenon. It's a perfect storm of the uncertainty, media moguls prepared to exploit that, and the technical ability to spread stuff and quickly and make people pay for it very quickly."
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Maybe I have had a bit to much to drink already tonight but my mind is confused by this article a bit.
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