A tabloid story was rejected by authorities.
NATO and EU officials are increasingly worried about Russia's ability to spread disinformation via TV and internet.
Fears of foreign or far-right influence in politics are high among Germany's mainstream politicians.
The fake news mindset can be traced back to the campus.
In the Quebec mosque attack, misreporting meant the attack was characterized as "Muslim terrorism" and boosted far-right propaganda.
European nations and NATO are setting up centers to identify "fake news", bolstering cyber defenses and tracking use of social media.
After the "Pizzagate" shooting, we discuss whether the problem of fake news is out of control.
Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe also fell victim to a cyber hack that used tools attributed to a Russian group.
Academic institutions and libraries are adapting to a sharply polarized landscape that doesn't neatly divide into primary and secondary sources.
Yahoo had a terrible year, with news of multiple hacks that compromised users' data.
Unabated toxic discourse and misinformation in online comment sections have distorted the populace's understanding of information and facilitated its en vogue rejection of facts.
The Democratic candidate has said that false news stories were putting "lives at risk."
An automated algorithm that detects nudity, violence, or other inappropriate material is being tested on Facebook Live.
The authors claim the findings illustrate the threat to democracy that disinformation poses.
The website also apologized for Brexit and England's woeful Euro 2016 performance.