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Romy Heymans: fighting back against fake news

Fake news is becoming more and more prominent now that social media allow for an endless stream of unfiltered content to reach us. But what happens if we can no longer distinguish the truth from the lie?

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Romy Heymans is a student of the master's programme Journalism and New Media (MA). She works at Nieuwscheckers, a fact-checking initiative of Leiden University and Dutch news outlet Nu.nl, that searches for and corrects fake news. 

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