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Mainstream media has lost its credibility: Donald Trump

The US president's remarks came following an investigative news article on the US president directing his former lawyer to lie to Congress about a Moscow real estate project turning out to be false.

published on : 20th January 2019

Media must rebuild trust, credibility in 2019 as fake news, subscription war loom large: Report

The report said the news industry is losing patience with Facebook and publishers are re-focusing attention elsewhere.

published on : 19th January 2019

Facebook shuts hundreds of Russia-linked pages, accounts

According to Facebook, accounts representing themselves as an independent news source posted on topics like anti-NATO sentiment with one network found to be linked with news site Sputnik.

published on : 18th January 2019

Church seeks Cyber Cell's help to fight fake news in Kerala

The Media Commission, under the leadership of Curia Bishop Sebastian Vaniyapurackal, has been appointed by the Synod to handle the issue. 

published on : 16th January 2019

Devaswom Minister Kadakampally Surendran lashes out against social media spreading fake news

Kadakampally Surendran said Susheela, who has sung more than 25,000 songs including 916 Malayalam songs, is the Last Mangeshkar of South India. 

published on : 15th January 2019

Older adults more likely to share fake news reveals study

Researchers outlined how the correlation with age could reflect differences in more fundamental traits or skills -- such as digital media literacy -- that are theoretically related to social media sha

published on : 10th January 2019

Fake news menace can only be controlled by people through self-restraint: Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

Speaking at a function here, the minister said that like electronic media controls itself through self-regulation, the people of the country should also self-regulate themselves.

published on : 6th January 2019

Bangladesh journalist arrested for publishing 'fake' information on polls

Journalist Hedayet Hossain Mollah, a Dhaka Tribune and Bangla Tribune correspondent, was arrested on Tuesday evening in Khulna district after local administration chief filed a case against him.

published on : 2nd January 2019

JNU professor files police complaint against JNUTA president, JNUSU secretary 

JNUSU secretary claimed that the complainant, Professor Amita Singh, had told him he looked like "a terrorist who has triggered 10 bomb blasts"

published on : 1st January 2019

Opposition spreading fake news against party's senior leaders: BJP IT cell head

Malviya said the opposition parties were afraid they would lose the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, and hence, were using cheap tactics to remain relevant.

published on : 31st December 2018

Three AAP workers arrested for allegedly circulating 'fake news' about Haryana CM; AAP cries foul

AAP social media in charge Harpal Kranti and Sanjeev Jakhar were among the three persons arrested for circulating the 'fake news' attributed to the Haryana chief minister.

published on : 30th December 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi encyclopedia of fake news: Kanhaiya Kumar

On actor Naseeruddin Shah's comment on atmosphere of fear in the country, he said it was always there but people are realising it now.

published on : 22nd December 2018

German news weekly Der Spiegel ​apologises for fake news scandal

In its editorial, the magazine said the scam, involving subjects including Syrian orphans and a Holocaust survivor, is the "worst thing that can happen to an editorial team.

published on : 21st December 2018

2014 CNN Journalist of the Year 'faked stories' for years

The reporter also wrote for a string of other well-known outlets, including German newspapers taz, Welt and the Frankfurter Allgemeine's Sunday edition.

published on : 20th December 2018

European Union steps up fake news fight before elections 

The campaign comes amid growing fears that Russia and other countries are spreading fake news online to promote political divisions and extremism.

published on : 5th December 2018
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