Fake News

Soon
Billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong on Wednesday advocated for a change in how people consume news on social media, calling misinformation and how it's...
Macron
Paris (AFP) - French lawmakers accused the government of attempting to legalise censorship during a stormy debate Friday over a bill designed to...
Jimmy Wales
Jimmy Wales, the co-founder of Wikipedia, is launching a new online publication which will aim to fight fake news by pairing professional journalists...
German Justice Minister Heiko Maas
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Cabinet on Wednesday approved a new bill that punishes social networking sites if they fail to swiftly remove illegal content...
Wikipedia Commons
Next week, the California Assembly will be one of the first legislatures to try to ban so-called “fake news,” and it could have sweeping...
Nicolas Maduro
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's government pulled CNN in Spanish from the nation's airwaves on Wednesday, shutting off the news channel after...
Fake News Phone
As social media sites like Facebook and Snapchat move to eliminate “fake news” reports from their sites, researchers from Stanford and New York...
Google Search
The crackdown has begun. In a blog post by Scott Spencer, director of product management for sustainable ads, posted on Wednesday, Google said it...
bbc
The BBC is to assemble a team to fact check and debunk deliberately misleading and false stories masquerading as real news. Amid growing concern...
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Is this any way to start off a relationship? Nine days before CNN parent Time Warner will have to negotiate with Donald Trump’s antitrust cops, the...
Facebook Germany
The government of Germany is considering imposing a legal regime that would allow fining social networks such as Facebook up to 500,000 euros ($522,...
George Soros
TEL AVIV — The organization partnered with Facebook to help determine whether a certain story is “disputed” is financed by billionaire George Soros...
Fakebook
The postelection “fake news” panic has borne fruit: “The Facebook feed is about to get fact-checked,” reports Advertising Age: “The social network on...
MSNBC
The phrase “Fake News” has exploded in usage since the election, but the term is similar to other malleable political labels such as “terrorism” and...
WashingtonPost
In the latest example why the "mainstream media" is facing a historic crisis of confidence among its readership, facing unprecedented blowback...
Fake News
In the weeks following Donald Trump’s unexpected victory in last month’s election, liberal journalists have launched an all-out assault on “fake news...
Merkel
Berlin (AFP) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned Wednesday against the power of fake news on social media to spur the rise of populists, after...
Google News
Most students can’t tell the difference between real news articles and sponsored content, according to a study from Stanford University, raising...