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Fake news exploding like 'atom bomb,' says Nobel winner Ressa

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Technology has replaced journalists as gatekeepers of information, Nobel Peace Prize winner Maria Ressa says.   © Reuters

NEW YORK/TOKYO -- Technology has replaced journalists as gatekeepers of information, leading to the proliferation of misinformation online like "an invisible atom bomb" exploding, Maria Ressa, a winner of this year's Nobel Peace Prize, said on Wednesday.

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