Misinformation

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Jeff Katz
May 27, 2020 - 4:08 pm
The Twitter official in charge of "fact-checking" has posted some extremely inflammatory and false things himself. Click here to see his tweets.
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FILE - In this March 10, 2020, file photo wearing gloves, a King County Election worker collect ballots from a drop box in the Washington State primary in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer, File)
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WRVA News
May 05, 2020 - 1:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A bitterly partisan debate unfolding on whether more Americans should cast their votes through the mail during a pandemic is provoking online disinformation and conspiracy theories that could undermine trust in the results, even if there are no major problems.
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FILE - In this July 30, 2019, file photo, the social media application, Facebook is displayed on Apple's App Store in Chicago, Ill. (AP Photo/Amr Alfiky, File)
(AP Photo/Amr Alfiky, File)
AP News
April 16, 2020 - 4:17 pm
If you have reacted to information about coronavirus on Facebook that turned out to be false, you could soon get a message from Facebook.
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Hillary Clinton
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Jeff Katz
March 10, 2020 - 3:14 pm
Hillary Clinton is still complaining about the 2016 election and now blames Facebook for helping President Trump win. Click the link below to read more.
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Nick Sandmann
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Jeff Katz
March 02, 2020 - 4:15 pm
Covington Catholic student Nick Sandmann is suing five more media outlets for spreading false information about him following his encounter with a Native American protester. Read more below!
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Jeff Katz
February 21, 2020 - 10:54 am
Twitter is experimenting with a system to label things they deem "misleading" or false. Read more below!
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(Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File)
September 03, 2018 - 10:30 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A judge has denied conspiracy theorist Alex Jones' request to dismiss a lawsuit surrounding the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre that he has called a hoax. The Infowars host is being sued for defamation in Texas by the parents of a 6-year-old who was among the 20...
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