Fake news

FILE - This March 29, 2018 file photo shows the Facebook logo on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York's Times Square. Facebook plummeted 19 percent Thursday, July 26, 2018, after warning of slower growth ahead, erasing more than $100 billion in value. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
July 28, 2018 - 2:07 pm
LONDON (AP) — The U.K. government should increase oversight of social media like Facebook and election campaigns to protect democracy in the digital age, a parliamentary committee has recommended in a scathing report on fake news, data misuse and interference by Russia. The interim report by the...
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July 19, 2018 - 4:49 am
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Radio Free Europe says it will resume news services in Romania and Bulgaria in a bid to debunk fake news and combat poor-quality journalism. The U.S. Congress-funded station will return to the two southeastern European countries, both European Union and NATO members,...
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July 13, 2018 - 2:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump found time to attack CNN, NBC and the British tabloid The Sun, and offer fashion advice to a fourth news organization, while talking to reporters Friday with British Prime Minister Theresa May.
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July 06, 2018 - 12:03 pm
California Rep. Maxine Waters did not appear on CNN calling for the next U.S. Supreme Court pick to be an "illegal immigrant" despite a false image circulating online.
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July 02, 2018 - 2:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hey, did my congressman really say that? Is that really President Donald Trump on that video, or am I being duped?
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June 15, 2018 - 4:12 pm
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue headlines of the week. None of these stories is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out. Here are the real facts:
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May 26, 2018 - 10:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump accused The New York Times on Saturday of inventing a source for a story who, in fact, was a White House official conducting a briefing for reporters under the condition that the official not be named.
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May 04, 2018 - 8:28 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is attacking NBC News after it corrected a story that said federal investigators had placed a wiretap on the phone lines of Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen. Trump says on Twitter Friday: "NBC NEWS is wrong again! They cite 'sources' which are...
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April 23, 2018 - 11:14 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton excoriated President Donald Trump for his treatment of the media, saying in remarks on Sunday that press rights and free speech are "under open assault" in the current administration, which she compared to an authoritarian regime.
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April 10, 2018 - 9:29 pm
By DAVID BAUDER, AP Media Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The Sinclair Broadcast Group attacked CNN on Tuesday for what it considers hypocrisy about the chain's recent directive to local news anchors to read a message to viewers denouncing fake news. The unusual squabble is an outgrowth of the attention...
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