At the beginning of the summer, the American press — most notably through a CNN feature— decided that Finland was leading the way towards a future utopia free of "fake news." By now, we're all getting a sense of the drill: A pundit discovers the answer to an American public policy conundrum by invoking what people do in Scandinavia. Whether it's the much-touted Finnish education system or the Norwegian approach to prisons, the suggestion is to look to these Northern European countries to provide the light.
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