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From Flat Earthers To Birthers, Here's Why People Believe Conspiracy Theories
Conspiracy theorists are assumed to be paranoid outliers, but in reality, believing in conspiracy theories is pretty mainstream.
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Donald Trump Jr. Gets Duped By Doctored Graphic, Shares It On Instagram
No, Trump Jr., your dad's approval rating is not 50 percent.
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President Trump Has A Big Problem With The Media... Unless It's Fox
President Trump has some choice, go-to insults that he uses to attack nearly every media outlet -- except for one.
Newseum Is Selling 'Fake News' T-Shirts, And Journalists Aren't Happy About It
The museum dedicated to a free press is also selling MAGA hats and an "alternative facts" T-shirt.
Trump Slams Media Coverage Of His 'Diplomacy'
President Trump complained that the fake news is misrepresenting all his foreign policy achievements.
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Democrats Propose Making It Illegal To Spread False Election Information
Under the measure, knowingly spreading misinformation about voting criteria and election hours could be punishable by prison time.
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Trump Blames The Media For His Bad Days. So Do His Supporters.
Even more than lauding the president, Trump voters' first reaction is to pan the media
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Twitter Users Skewer Jim Jordan After He Slams CNN For Doing Its Job
“How can you ever trust such #fakenews?” the Republican congressman tweeted.
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Maxine Waters Becomes Target Of Fake News
The congresswoman did not call for an illegal immigrant to be appointed to the Supreme Court.
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Stunned Community Mourns Capital Gazette Shooting Victims
Hundreds poured into Annapolis streets to honor dead after the nation's latest mass shooting.
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We Are Not The Enemy Of The People. We Are The People. We Are Ready To Be Your Voice.
After the Capital Gazette massacre, one local reporter says she's afraid but undaunted.
Russian Pop Star Makes Music Video About Trump Collusion
Russian Singer Emin Agalarov released a music video that portrays the alleged collusion between Russia and Donald Trump during the 2016 presidential campaign.
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Crying Migrant Girl In Heartbreaking Photo Wasn't Separated From Her Mother
And conservatives are pouncing with "fake news" claims.
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Facebook Removed More Than 500 Million Fake Accounts In First Quarter Of 2018
Facebook's first community standards enforcement report shows the company is "trying to be as open as we can,” an executive said.
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U.S. Press Freedom Ranking Falls Again, Thanks To 'Media-Bashing Enthusiast' Trump
The annual World Press Freedom Index warns the president's “violent anti-press rhetoric” is having dangerous effects, in the U.S. and abroad.
3rd-Grader Gives Donald Trump A Lesson In Fake News: 'It's Not What You Think'
Using words the president may understand.
Jordan Peele, BuzzFeed Create Fake News Video To Warn Of 'Dangerous Time'
Barack Obama appears to say, "Stay woke, bitches."
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Sinclair Takes A Swipe At CNN With Misleading 'Fake News' Video
Let's break down the broadcast giant's latest self-defense.
Sarah Sanders Challenged On Inaccuracies
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has railed against reporters for “purposefully” publishing inaccurate information. Now, she’s getting called out for continuing to defend Trump’s claim that millions voted illegally in the 2016 election, costing him the popular vote.
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White House Trade Adviser: The Washington Post Is 'Fake News Most Of The Time'
Peter Navarro echoed Trump's tweet claiming that the major newspaper is "more fiction than fact."
Sinclair Journalists Worry They’re Being Watched: 'There's A Lot Held Over Us'
The Sinclair Broadcast Group handbook warns employees to have no expectation of privacy in their communications.
Trump Orders Baltic Presidents To Skip Questions From 'Fake News' American Reporters
At a joint press conference with leaders of the Baltic states, President Donald Trump ordered the president of Latvia not to pick a reporter from the United States, once again calling them “fake news.”
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Malaysia Outlaws So-Called 'Fake News' With Jail Of Up To Six Years
Critics say the move is aimed at curbing dissent and free speech.
Sinclair Broadcasting Orders Local Anchors To Record Bizarre 'Hostage' Video
Supercut shows broadcasters across the nation reading the same script.
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Vatican Media Chief Resigns After Spreading Digitally Altered Photo
Weeks after Pope Francis decried the spread of "fake news," the Vatican photo misrepresented his predecessor's views.
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Vatican Admits It Altered Photo Of Letter From Pope Francis' Predecessor
Weeks after Francis condemned the spread of fake news, the Vatican releases a digitally altered photo.
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