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Double standard? Rachel Maddow roots for #Resistance on Twitter

With protests planned over the resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow dropped her pretense of journalistic objectivity and took to Twitter to…

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Poll: Majority blames both Trump and media for dividing country

A new POLITICO/Morning Consult poll conducted over the past fractious, violent week shows a majority of voters think that President Donald Trump has done more to divide the country than unite it since he took office last year — but that the national ne…

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Lou Dobbs and other pro-Trump pundits claim recent bomb scares are 'false flags'

There is no evidence for such claims – with the FBI investigating cases of 10 suspicious packages

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Facebook will demote spammy scraper website links in the News Feed

Facebook will automatically demote links from websites that post stolen content in the News Feed, according to TechCrunch. The social network has been trying to get its feed under control over the past few years in an effort to strike a balance betwe…

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TV reporter sacked after wearing ‘Make America Great Again’ hat while covering Trump rally

The item has become a prominent emblem of Trump’s presidency

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How do you know what’s ‘fake news’?

The term “fake news” has become a cudgel for political leaders trying to discredit reporting, but disinformation – false content created explicitly to deceive or misinform – runs rampant online.Just last week, a study out of George Washington Universit…

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Study: Fake Twitter accounts from 2016 US election are still active

Fake news had proven to be a big issue around the 2016 presidential election in the US, with major social platforms falling victims to misinformation-spreading actors. Twitter, in particular, made repeated announcements that it was cracking down on t…

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Egypt sentences activist for ‘spreading fake news’

Amal Fathy has publicly criticised the government over the extent of sexual harassment in Egypt.

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