Tag Archives: Deception

15Jun/17

Trump blasts report on possible obstruction of justice probe

SHOWS: INTERNET (JUNE 15, 2017) (SOCIAL MEDIA) – U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out on Twitter early on Thursday (June 15) after a report that he was under investigation for possible obstruction of justice by the special counsel probing alleged Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign. Continue reading

08May/17

Facebook warns of fake news danger ahead of British election

LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (MAY 8, 2017) (REUTERS) – Facebook has launched a British newspaper advertising campaign to warn users of the dangers of fake news, in the latest drive by the social media giant to tackle malicious information ahead of a national election. Continue reading

30Apr/17

Comedian rips Trump at White House Correspondents’ dinner

Comedian Hasan Minhaj digs into U.S. President Donald Trump during the White House Correspondent’s Dinner, which takes place without Trump himself. WHCA President Jeff Mason tells journalists “we are not fake news.”
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26Apr/17

Football clubs raided by HMRC, arrests made in tax probe

Premier League club West Ham United are raided by tax fraud investigators, part of a wider investigation into fraud spanning other parts of England and France.
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25Feb/17

White House bars some news organizations from briefing

The White House excluded several major U.S. news organizations, including some it has openly criticized, from an off-camera briefing held by the White House press secretary on Friday (February 24), representatives of the organizations said.

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16Feb/17

Newspapers ride ‘Trump Bump’

The Trump administration’s combative view of traditional news media as the “opposition party” and “fake news” is turning out to be the best hope in 2017 for newspapers struggling to attract more digital readers and advertisers. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading

22Jan/17

Trump advisor say White House presented ‘alternative facts’ about inauguration turnout

Trump advisor say White House presented ‘alternative facts’ about inauguration turnout
Counselor to U.S. President Donald Trump, Kellyanne Conway downplays White House claims about the turnout for the inauguration.

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22Jan/17

Trump spokesman slams media for inaugural coverage

White House spokesman blasts media for “shameful and wrong” coverage of the Trump inauguration

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13Dec/16

Clinton calls ‘fake news’ a threat to U.S. democracy

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton calls “fake news” a danger that must be addressed quickly, in a rare public appearance, a month after she lost the presidential election in a campaign marked by a flood of such propaganda.

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