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Information: individual units of data put into context to convey a fact.


Misinformation: information that is inadvertently incorrect.


Disinformation: information that is deliberately inaccurate.  For example the large number of cigarette companies produced advertisements that promoted smoking as not hazardous to your health, even when they knew otherwise.


To cause to believe what is false; to mislead as to a matter of fact, lead into error, impose upon, delude, 'take in'.  Oxford English Dictionary.


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