Deciphering fake news from real headlines

Fake news articles have gone viral on outlets like Facebook and Twitter leading to a debate over its impact on the presidential election. Michael Riley, a Bloomberg News report, discusses how the purveyors of fake news have gotten rich by camouflaging these articles to look real and how this differs from political propaganda. Attempts to game search engine optimization algorithms are not new, but Riley says it’s causing a breakdown of the information ecosystem.