Stories tagged: "misinformation"


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Trump Is Now Threatening to ‘Close Down’ Tech Giants After Twitter Fact-Checked Him

President Trump threatened social media companies with new regulation or even shuttering a day after Twitter added fact checks to two of his tweets.

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How States Are Fighting Coronavirus Rumors and Lies Spread by Trump

"Misinformation is out there. You can’t take everything at face value."

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What The Charleston Shooting, Trump and ‘Reopen NC’ Have In Common

A former NC teacher of the year and member of the State Board of Education on why willful ignorance could start a new dark age.

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Over 70 Academics and Journalists Sign Letter Calling Fox News a ‘Danger to Public Health’

Fox News anchors have blamed China for the virus, downplayed the risks of COVID-19, mocked those worried about the deaths of older Americans, and accused Democrats of trying to use the virus to take down President Trump.