Disinformation

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Disinformation is false or distorted information that has been put together with the intent of leading recipients towards one or more predetermined beliefs. It is the main ingredient of propaganda.

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  • Wikipedia
  • Conservapedia (archive) "Another example of disinformation is the Climategate conspiracy, where results from weather satellites were doctored in order to support the theory of global warming."
  • RationalWiki: no specific page as of 2020-08-11, though there are a lot of references to it
  • Social Justice Wiki: no information as of 2020-08-11
  • SourceWatch "deliberately misleading information announced publicly or leaked by a government, intelligence agency, corporation or other entity for the purpose of influencing opinions or perceptions."