Fake News

Lindsey Graham Is Getting Slammed For Claiming His Healthcare Bill Covers Pre-Existing Conditions

Much ado is being made over the GOP’s Graham-Cassidy healthcare bill, and for good reason! The revised bill will essentially rip health insurance away from around 30 million people, leave it up to states to decide whether or not to charge higher premiums for pre-existing conditions and impose …

ObamaCare

Who Is Frida Sofia? Mexico Shocked at the Truth Behind Girl 'Trapped' in Rubble

(MEXICO CITY) — Hour after excruciating hour, Mexicans were transfixed by dramatic efforts to reach a young girl thought buried in the rubble of a …

Mexico City

This Sexy Fake News Halloween Costume Is Not Fake — Though We Wish It Were

It happens every year: a distasteful Halloween costume inspired by recent events leaves us with many, many questions. Following Kim Kardashian's robbery, a costume emerged depicting the terrifying incident. Another one that comes to mind is last year's border wall costume, which launched a petition …

News Media

'Worst ever' Emmy ratings? Not so, Stephen Colbert corrects Trump's latest fake news

Stephen Colbert is calling out President Donald Trump over his latest attempt at peddling fake news.<p>Trump tweeted Wednesday that the ratings for …

Donald Trump

Seeing Is Believing - Can A London Startup Solve The Fake News Problem?

Almost everyone agrees that ‘fake news’ is a problem. We all want to see accurate and truthful reporting and few of us take kindly to being deliberately misled.<p>The problem is that there is no absolute consensus on what constitutes fabricated reporting. Fake news can take many forms. At its most …

Entrepreneurship

Cyber security demands change in approach

Technology design needs to change so that cyber security is easier to carry out because, as users of technology, people are key, according to a panel …

Business Technology

Susan Rice’s Housekeeper Being Found Dead In A Lake After FBI Interview Is Fake News

Susan Rice going to prison after her housekeeper was found dead following an interview with the FBI is fake news. There is no truth to a report that …

Susan Rice

Facebook's Ad Biz: Teflon, or in Peril?

Experts weigh in on impact of social network’s advertising blunders<p>It hasn’t been a good month for Facebook’s advertising business.<p>The social …

Entertainment

Arcade Fire singer on 'fake news' prank: I understand why Trump won now

The lead singer of Canadian band Arcade Fire on Thursday said they created a phony marketing campaign in the lead-up to the release of their latest …

Arcade Fire

No, the Electoral College Is Not a ‘National Security Threat’

Following Hillary Clinton’s electoral defeat and Donald Trump’s ascension to the White House, numerous progressives came out of the woodwork to call …

Conservative View

Twitter to Meet With Senate Intelligence Committee on Russian Fake News

Social media giant will discuss Russian influence on 2016 next Wednesday<p>Twitter is heading to Washington.<p>Reps for the social media company will meet …

Entertainment

Critical Reading — Teaching Kids to Discern Real Information from Fake News

The other day, I asked my newly minted fifth grader how she would know if something she read was real or fake. She stopped for a second and then told …

Books

Fake news worries 'are growing' suggests BBC poll

<b>There is growing concern among global net users about fake news online, according to a BBC World Service poll.</b><p>It also indicates mounting opposition to governments stepping in with regulation.<p>In the survey of 18 countries, 79% of respondents said they worried about what was fake and what was real on …

Censorship

With Germany's Election Around The Corner, What's Putin's Play?

Support the news<p>Otto Fricke says he knew what he was getting himself into.<p>When he decided to run for a seat in Germany's parliament, Fricke says he …

Russia

Putin's pro-Trump operation may have been far bigger than we yet know

Putin and Trump at the G20 summit in Germany in JulyMikhail Klimentyev/ZUMA<p>It’s been nearly a year since the US intelligence community publicly …

Liberal View

German Researchers Accuse Americans, Not Russians, of Meddling in Its Elections

Manipulators and meddlers pushing a right-wing agenda have turned their efforts to the upcoming federal elections in Germany, according to …

Propaganda

How to detect fake news: UW professor teaching ‘Calling Bulls**t’ class offers tips to spot misinformation

There is a fake news problem across the internet. The spreading of misinformation is having a direct affect on society, ranging from events like the …

Science

Help Students Tell What Is Real from Fake When They Research

Titanic Survivors Found On Board!<p>Elvis is Alive- and Running for President!<p>Dolphin Grows Human Arms!<p>Ted Williams Frozen Head Abused<p>Having trouble …

News Media

Students learn to spot fake news with Google-funded school project

Building relationships between journalism and this next generation is really critical, says Google<p>Google Canada is investing $500,000 toward teaching …

Education

Hillary Clinton Laughing About Hurricane Irma Wiping Out All ‘Florida Hillbillies’ Is Fake News

Wikipedia<p>Hillary Clinton being caught on tape laughing about Hurricane Irma “wiping out all of those Florida hillbillies” is fake news. There is no …

Hillary Clinton

Germany on guard against election hacks, fake news

As the clock ticks down to elections Sunday, Germany‘s cyber defence nervously hopes it’ll be third time lucky after Russia was accused of meddling …

Russia

Breitbart reporter: Democrats fabricated "the Russia-fake news narrative"

JEROME HUDSON: Our listeners, and our readers, certainly -- Our audience is very smart. Rob Reiner is a guy who has called the president openly …

Liberal View

Michelle Obama Announcing 2020 U.S. Presidential Run Against Donald Trump Is Fake News

Michelle Obama announcing that she will be a Democratic presidential candidate for the 2020 U.S. election against President Donald Trump is fake …

Donald Trump

Keller @ Large: How To Spot Fake News

BOSTON (CBS) – In this era of rampant fake news spewing through your Facebook page or your Instagram feed or a thousand other vehicles, I often hear …

News Media

House Democrats Introducing Bill to Remove Citizenship Requirement from Presidency Is Fake News

Wikimedia Commons<p>Reports that House Democrats are introducing a bill to remove the citizenship requirement for the presidency are <b>false</b>. Rumors that …

Keith Olbermann

Fake Russian Ads Could Have Very Real Implications For Facebook

AdExchanger |The latest fire at Facebook has been lit by Russia, which allegedly bought ads to destabilize the US, and the fallout might force …

Advertising Industry

2017's Most Controversial Halloween Costume Has Arrived

You know what, let's just go straight to Thanksgiving.<p>If the cooler air and pumpkin spice everything haven’t clued you in yet, Halloween is just over …

Halloween

Senator McCain Congratulates ‘Morning Joe’ For “10 Years Of Fake News” | Deadline

Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski and Willie Geist celebrated the 10th anniversary pf MSNBC’s <i>Morning Joe</i> program Tuesday by taking over <i>Saturday Night</i> …

TV

Children now say their main worries include nuclear war – their mental health is being wrecked by fake news

The way the world consumes news has changed dramatically over the past 20 years. With social media and 24 hour news channels, it is a greater part of …

Literacy

Republican Donors Are Helping Cover Trump's Legal Bills

Amidst aggressive fundraising to support his reelection, the wealthiest president in American history is tapping the Republican National Committee and his campaign to pay Russia-related lawyer fees.<p>President Trump, whose surname became a byword for gilded opulence in the 1980s and 1990s, is …

Politics