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October’s fake news quiz: Clowns, elections and the art of war

See if you spotted the facts and fakes over October in the latest edition of the First Draft fake news quiz

October’s news cycle was full of stories both ponderous and preposterous around the impending US election, and those were just the ones about the candidates.

With the pre-Hallowe’en clown mania, the internet’s obsession with cranking out misinformation and the entirety of world events, the latest edition of the First Draft fake news quiz is ripe and ready.

Test your news knowledge and see if you spotted the hoaxes out there.

We’ll be highlighting misinformation and any instances of voter disenfranchisement around the US election right up until the polls close on November 8 as part of ProPublica’s Electionland project.

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