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SUNY Geneseo Fraser Hall Library Subject Guides


* Business and Economics: Fake News and Business Consequences

The Cost of Fake News

While the "fake news" issue is currently a hot topic, it's been a problem in the business world for a long time. A bad news story can cause plummeting stock prices, destroy the reputation of a business, or cause unreasonable customer expectations. Unethical businesses can also generate fake news or reviews in order to boost their own stature or profits.

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