The means by which people can be deceived by false information.At its most basic this could be as simple as an individual lying about their age on a facebook page. More commonly the term is connected with Mass media & the deceptions they engage in. For instance in 2014 the media promoted a ‘shocking’ video of a Syrian boy braving sniper fire to rescue a little girl from ISIS sniper fire. It was then later revealed that the whole video was a staged sequence shot in Malta by Norwegian director Lars Klevberg.’Eyewitness’ testimony can also be faked;
Hmm she seems strangely happy considering her child was just brutally murdered… could this event be an example of media fakery?