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NYT posts examples of misinformation submitted by readers

We Asked for Examples of Election Misinformation. You Delivered – “Two months ago, The New York Times asked readers to send in examples of election-related misinformation they saw online. Readers responded. In all, more than 4,000 examples of misinformation were submitted to The Times from social media feeds, text-messaging apps and email accounts. Each legitimate submission was vetted by reporters and editors at The Times, and many have influenced our journalism in the lead-up to the midterm elections. We are grateful for readers’ submissions, and dedicated to continuing the work of fighting digital misinformation. Here is a review of some of the major types of misinformation submitted by readers, as well as some discovered in our own reporting…”

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