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Osinbajo expresses fear over rising danger of fake news
11 Jan 2019
Osinbajo expresses fear over raising danger of fake news.
Facebook's Zuckerberg ducks U.K. Fake News hearing
28 Nov 2018
Facebook Inc. decided not to send Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg to testify at a hearing held by a committee of British lawmakers investigating the impact of fake news.
Social media's struggle to deal with fake news
11 Aug 2018
David Chavern, News Media Alliance chief executive officer and president, discusses social media's struggle to deal with fake news, conspiracy theories and hate speech.
Audu Maikori will be prosecuted for posting “fake news”, insists Governor Nasir El-Rufai
3 Mar 2017
Audu Maikori will be prosecuted for posting “fake news”, insists Audu Maikori will be prosecuted for posting “fake news”, insists Governor Nasir El-Rufai.
Donald Trump blasts US intel for 'fake' Russia dossier
12 Jan 2017
At a combative press conference in New York, Donald Trump addressed the media for the first time as US president-elect on Wednesday. He told one of the biggest news organisations in the US that they were 'fake news'.
Facebook adds 'disputed' tag to fight fake news
16 Dec 2016
David Kirkpatrick, chief executive officer and founder at Techonomy Media, discusses attempts by Facebook to combat fake news stories by making changes to the news feed.
Aleppo: Anger & lies
15 Dec 2016
There's anger, disappointment and calls for action. Plus, Syria's Ambassador to the UN is accused of faking propaganda - by using an old photo from Iraq to claim regime forces are doing good work.
Video of accused Charleston church killer leads the week's crimes
11 Dec 2016
The trial of accused Charleston church killer Dylann Roof and a gunman who fell for a fake news story top the week's crimes
Clinton calls 'fake news' a threat to U.S. democracy
9 Dec 2016
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called 'fake news' a danger that must be addressed quickly, in a rare public appearance on Thursday.
Facebook and Twitter scrutinized after election
19 Nov 2016
Bloomberg's Sarah Frier and Eric Newcomer discuss social media's impact on the U.S. election.
Mark Zuckerberg reacts to critics of Facebook news feed
12 Nov 2016
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg rejected the idea that fake news on the social network influenced the U.S. presidential election and said echo-chambers aren't really a problem on the site.