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Wow…no words. I have no words for the receding nature of American global leadership. President Trump embarked on a world tour where he signed an agreement for… 1,167 more words

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The Plague known as "Fake News"

If any of you have been conscious during the last, oh shall we say 6 months, you are aware in some way of the 2016 Presidential election, our current President and his adventures in office, and the conflict between different news sources that sounds like the neighbors in 7B arguing again even though you’ve made them aware that you can hear them and they know that the arguments that they have are over stupid, trival things. 829 more words

Editorial

This is a repeat of an earlier work. Hillary Clinton is attempting to reemerge back into the fray. I want to challenge the right’s “fake news” campaign against her for over 30 years. 1,117 more words

Politics

100 Days of Whoppers - FactCheck.org

Donald Trump, the candidate we dubbed the ‘King of Whoppers’ in 2015, has held true to form as president.

And he has adamantly refused to admit error, sometimes piling new falsehoods upon old.

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Commentary

Today, it is a sad fact of life in the USA, that Americans are living in a national reality show where the republican President Donald Trump has a habit of reporting/ tweeting on his beliefs which frequently have no basis in fact. 1,258 more words

Politics

Facebook begins ‘fake news’ crackdown with ‘disputed’ story tag roll out

RT | March 5, 2017

Facebook has begun rolling out its much hyped ‘fake news’ crackdown initiative, launching its ‘disputed’ news tag on stories deemed false by fact checking organisations working with the social media giant.

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United States

Fake news: Tips on how to distinguish it from the real thing

Teachers from elementary school through college are instructing students on how to decipher fact from fiction when it comes to online news, after an election season that saw made-up stories abound.  238 more words

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