Tag Archives: Fake news

07Sep/17

Facebook discovers Russia-funded misinformation campaign

Facebook says that is has uncovered a Russian-funded campaign to spread divisive social and political messages over its network. 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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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

06Feb/17

Oliver Stone talks fake news and Trump’s America at awards ceremony

American director and producer Oliver Stone decries fake news and bad diplomacy as he receives award in Los Angeles.

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12Jan/17

Angry Trump blames U.S. intelligence for ‘phony’ Russia dossier

President-elect Donald Trump says U.S. intelligence agencies might have leaked a dossier of what he called “fake news” about how Russia had tried to sway his actions, and slams two news organizations for reporting unsubstantiated claims about his ties to Moscow.

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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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15Nov/16

Twitter, Google, Facebook change policies

Twitter, Google, Facebook are changing their policies to prevent bullying and improve accuracy. Bobbi Rebell reports.
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