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The way a hyper-local news article went viral on Facebook shows that even legitimate news has the potential to mislead readers on social media

A Canadian Broadcasting Corporation article about a tiny Canadian province got nearly 6 million interactions on Facebook, despite being about a hyper-local issue. It’s a case study in how even legitimate news can spread and potentially mislead readers. A journalist who spotted the article’s rise said the incident is part […]
The way a hyper-local news article went viral on Facebook shows that even legitimate news has the potential to mislead readers on social media
Lifestyle

Alex Trebek has hosted more than 8,000 episodes of ‘Jeopardy!’ over three decades. Here’s a look at the 7-time Emmy Award winner’s life, from his start as a Canadian sports announcer to his cancer diagnosis.

Alex Trebek has been the beloved host of the “Jeopardy!” game show for 36 years. Trebek holds the record for most episodes of a game show hosted, and currently reportedly earns a salary of $US10 million a year. Last March, he announced a stage 4 pancreatic cancer diagnosis. On Wednesday, […]
Alex Trebek has hosted more than 8,000 episodes of ‘Jeopardy!’ over three decades. Here’s a look at the 7-time Emmy Award winner’s life, from his start as a Canadian sports announcer to his cancer diagnosis.
Lifestyle

These are the filthiest places on an aeroplane, according to a new report

A Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) consumer watchdog series has published a new study that names the five dirtiest surfaces on an aeroplane. According an analysis conducted by “Marketplace,” a CBC consumer watchdog news series, headrests and seat-pockets are among the dirtiest surfaces one can touch on an aeroplane. Other extremely […]
These are the filthiest places on an aeroplane, according to a new report