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'As' or 'like': which one should I use in the sentence?

1- As/like his father, he is known for planting false stories against his rivals.
 

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Use "like".
I would use "fabricating" instead of "planting".
 

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If you use "fabricating", you can omit "false". I wouldn't use "against". I'd use "about".
 

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I would use "fabricating" instead of "planting".

It depends- you can plant a fake story in the media. If this is the case here, then I would say where the stories were planted.
 

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It depends- you can plant a fake story in the media. If this is the case here, then I would say where the stories were planted.

Yes, you would need a place to plant the story, don't you? There is no mention of that in OP's sentence.
 

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It could depend on the wider context too.
 
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