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.
Reporters for CNN, The New York Times, Politico, The Los Angeles Times and BuzzFeed were not allowed into the session in the office of press secretary Sean Spicer.
Moscow is naming and shaming major U.S. news organizations for their coverage of Russia.
Watergate journalist Carl Bernstein says the president's attacks on the media are 'more treacherous than Richard Nixon's attacks on the press.'
Russia was allegedly behind a false report of a rape by German soldiers in Lithuania.
Citizens are the new gatekeepers of information, and they have a responsibility to check their sources.
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.