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Jump in number of users at fact-checking website Snopes during US election

Snopes's Ms Binkowski said "rationality seems to have fallen out of vogue. People don't know what to believe anymore".

San Diego

THE LAST line of defence against the torrent of half-truths, untruths and outright fakery that make up so much of the modern Internet is in a downscale strip mall near the beach.

Snopes, the fact-checking website, does not have an office designed to impress, or even be...