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Fake News

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Fake news : the cyber security threat no...

Whoever said ‘No Press is Bad Press’ was not born in this era of social media and fake news, clearly.

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86 percent of internet users admit being...

Fake news appeared to be most prevalent on Facebook, but also appears on YouTube, blogs, and Twitter, the pollsters found.

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Fake news: A spot of bother in journalism...

"Young people are the most affected by fake news and propaganda."

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Fake news' fuelling ethno-religious crisis...

Information minister Lai Mohammed said misinformation and hate speech "threatens the peace, unity, security and corporate existence of Nigerians".

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Fake news eroding people’s trust in media-...

Conducted on 126,000 rumours and false news spread on twitter over a period of 11 years, the study also found out that fake news travelled faster and reached...

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Suspicious package sent to De Niro in NY:...

The package was outwardly similar in appearance to those received by Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, other prominent Democratic figures and CNN in a spree...

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'Fake news is harmful bliss'

"Many people are innocent consumers of fake news, which is why it spreads faster than real news," opines Fred Muwema.

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WhatsApp curbs India service after lynchings...

The Facebook-owned firm said on Friday that it would test limiting the ability of users in India to forward messages.

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Fighting 'fake news' with the law

The Malaysian parliament in April 2018 approved a law punishing the propagation of partially or totally false information with prison sentences of up to...

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Trump threatens to revoke journalists' press...

Trump has frequently attacked the media and its coverage of him since his days as a presidential candidate.

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