The Kremlin's work with the U.S. would be "much simpler" if Democrats accepted the Republicans' victory at the polls, Putin said.
Republicans, Democrats and independents all believe news organisations publish stories that are not true.
"The left media finds it very hard to be objective on Trump," he said, adding that he would be happy to work alongside the Trump administration.
We love our views because we love ourselves. But what if those views contradict the facts?
The social network is trying to tackle fake news following criticism that it allowed far-right groups to spread lies before the U.S. election.
His complaints about PC are code for resentment at the groups that simple decency aims to protect.
The yogurt company filed for defamation, claiming that Infowars spread false reports linking its Idaho factory with a sexual assault case.
There were 259 journalists in jail by the end of 2016, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists.
Much of the West's opposition to Russia comes from a purely ideological root.
A look into the work of a 19th-century fake news writer helps explain the phenomenon in history.
France's polling commission warns that a Russian news story saying Fillon is in first place is 'non-representative' of the polling reality.
News organizations are teaming up with tech giants to fact-check stories shared online.
Moscow has dismissed allegations that François Fillon received $54,000 to introduce a businessman to Putin.
German authorities have braced for what they believe to be a campaign of Russian-sponsored hacking and fake news against Chancellor Angela Merkel.
A story by the Tanzania Broadcasting Corporation claimed that the U.S. president had praised John Magufuli.