Behind the scenes at Snopes.com

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Jessi Hempel interviews Snopes managing editor Brooke Binkowski about the website's mission of debunking fake news stories, and her sense that the fake news explosion is linked to the decline in news resources: “When you’re on your fifth story of the day and there’s no editor because the editor’s been fired and there’s no fact checker so you have to Google it yourself and you don’t have access to any academic journals or anything like that, you will screw stories up.”