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Another example of the “it’s on the Internet so it must be true” fail: Zero Hedge

The comments on the FM website are littered with folks — probably smart, well-educated people — parroting nonsense they picked up on the Internet.  We need to be more careful — and hold websites responsible for the information they post.  Today’s example is Zero Hedge, a fun website posting interesting but often misleading information.  Such as this:  “US …

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Today’s hot rumor: Fisk’s story about a conspiracy to wreck the US dollar

“The demise of the dollar“, Robert Fisk, The Independent, 6 October 2009 — “In a graphic illustration of the new world order, Arab states have launched secret moves with China, Russia and France to stop using the US currency for oil trading.” In the most profound financial change in recent Middle East history, Gulf Arabs …

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