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“Fake News” Expressions you Should Know

“Fake News” Expressions you Should Know

The term “fake news” has been omnipresent since US President Donal Trump popularised the expression by repeatedly using it to refer to negative press coverage of himself. Also known as junk news or pseudo-news, fake news is a type of yellow journalism or propaganda that consists of deliberate disinformation or hoaxes spread via traditional news media or online social media.

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Polite diplomatic language

Polite diplomatic language

It’s important to be aware of how your language comes across in conversations, especially in more formal situations such as meetings or presentations. Being too direct in English can make you sound rude and hostile; it’s worth looking into how you can express yourself without causing offense, then hopefully you’ll get the results you want!

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