Late Fake News Writer Paul Horner: Provocative Or Malicious?04:22

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Paul Horner's fake news stories outperformed other online pieces in the days and weeks leading up to the 2016 presidential election. Critics say they were a big problem that undermined real news. But others who were close to him say his false stories were meant to spur people to bigger truths.

Stina Sieg (@StinaSieg) of member station KJZZ has the story.

This segment aired on September 29, 2017.


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