Attorney Ven Johnson told Newsweek the 'racist' toddler video posted by Trump and his campaign, "was absolutely done to advocate for what I believe to be a racist, despicable message against two little babies."
"I would say about 20 percent isn't—we don't have the enemy of the people all over, fortunately," the president said.
Facebook has launched an information hub containing facts, data and advice about climate change.
"Did @realDonaldTrump have a stroke which he is hiding from the American public?" CNN analyst Joe Lockhart asked on Twitter.
The House resolution praises Tennesseans "for clearly seeing that the mainstream media has sensationalized the reporting on COVID-19 in the service of political agendas."
Doctored footage posted by the president showing a CNN-like chyron reading "terrified todler runs from racist baby" was labeled as "manipulated media" on Twitter. On Facebook, it remains untouched.
NewsGuard's Misinformation Monitor tracks misinformation with exclusive data from five countries. Here's the June 2020 edition.
NewsGuard's Misinformation Monitor tracks misinformation with exclusive data from five countries. Here's the May 2020 edition.
"The maliciously false attacks on our campaign based on old social media posts being attributed to me are Fake News," California congressional candidate Ted Howze said.
Vladimir Gromov realized the USSR's unquenchable hunger for documentation left the system with very little capacity to actually check the validity of the reams of paper they were accumulating.
NewsGuard's Misinformation Monitor tracks misinformation with exclusive data from five countries. Here's the April 2020 edition.
"We've seen a significant increase in the amount of forwarding which users have told us can feel overwhelming and can contribute to the spread of misinformation," WhatsApp said.
The open letter, signed by 74 professors and journalists, argued that the network has "contributed" to the spread of the pandemic.
In both cases there is a curve that must be flattened in order to avoid the worst outcomes, and in both cases disinformation is readily ramped up and must be countered.
She reacted to a few rare words of praise from the president on Friday, pointing out several ways he's personally leading "the worst national response of any industrialized nation in the world."
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This is just the latest bit of misinformation related to coronavirus that's making the rounds online.
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A new study links the spread of fake news and misinformaiton to the spread of infectious disease. Scientists say it could encourage dangerous behaviors.
"Our constitutional republic, literally, and the institutions in it, literally, are being challenged every single day by this would-be dictator," Joe Scarborough said.
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State Representative Micah Van Huss has introduced a bill into the House that "recognizes CNN and 'The Washington Post' as fake news and condemns them for denigrating our citizens."
While Americans increasingly interacted with unreliable sources, residents of Germany and France actually decreased their engagement with these sites.
Roberts made the remarks in his annual report for 2019 as he prepares to preside over a Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.
Conspiracy theories fixate on a very simple story which acts as a fable for an overarching worldview, explains Philip Seargeant, a senior lecturer in applied linguistics at The Open University.
A week of social media chaos has shown how vulnerable British voters are to disinformation, whether it is being directed from abroad or closer to home.
After reports of white vans being used to kidnap women and children for sex and organ trafficking spread on Facebook, the company is flagging the statements as false information.
Markings in the Gilgamesh (or Flood) Tablet suggest the god Ea duped humankind through the manipulation of phonetics—a trick that may be the first example of fake news, says academic.
Newsweek analysis found that Trump Jr. referred to 30 separate articles from news outlets that have been dubbed "fake news" or otherwise attacked by himself or his father.