What do we do about people who don’t get the joke?

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Screenshot from Facebook. The shared story headline is "Jared Kushner Calls Kim Jong-un “Totally Unqualified Person” Who Got Job Only Through Nepotism". There are comments from people who think this is a genuine news story.

If you’ve been online for any length of time, you’ll have come across this phenomenon. A story is shared which is obviously humorous. Inevitably, some people treat it seriously. I remember being a child and reading the satirical magazine “Private Eye” – I was young and couldn’t easily differentiate between the news reporting and the…

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