Dictionary.com is doing its part to stop the spread of fake news with its top word of 2018.
On Monday, Dictionary.com tweeted:
— Dictionary.com (@Dictionarycom) November 26, 2018
The meaning of misinformation is often conflated with that of disinformation.
However, the two are not interchangeable. Disinformationmeans “deliberately misleading or biased information; manipulated narrative or facts; propaganda.”
So, the difference between misinformation and disinformation comes down to intent.