I’m a technical writer by trade; I tell people that I tell the truth for a living. So this article rang a bell. First, here’s a link to the article:
Here’s a summary:
- Misinformation—Someone got the facts wrong.
- Disinformation—The facts are wrong on purpose
- Hoax—Disinformation from the perspective of the one who created the false story
The whole article is worth reading, but here’s a chart:
I’m not sure the icons make sense, but the definitions are pretty good. Can you add to the list?