• Reading Levels 3 - 5


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We live in an age when fake news spreads like wildfire and old myths find new audiences online. There is no doubt: for some, it is harder than ever to separate fact from fiction. In this series, The Day debunks persistent myths from five key areas of life: health, climate, statistics, technology and scandal.

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