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Could this influencer create corrupt hoax? (4,6)


I believe the answer is:

spin doctor

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'could this influencer' is the definition.
The definition suggests a singular noun which matches the answer.

'create corrupt hoax?' is the wordplay.
I cannot quite understand how this works, but
'create' could be 'do' (doing is a kind of creating) and 'do' is present in the answer.
This explanation may well be incorrect...

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(Other definitions for spin doctor that I've seen before include "Government communicator" , "spokesperson" , "Massager of news etc" , "Public relations expert" , "Supposed PR expert" .)

I've seen this clue in The Guardian.
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