Category Archives: Fake News

FAKE NEWS: ‘Nat Geo’ Photographer Admits Viral Photo Of Polar Bear ‘Dying From Climate Change’ Is False

One year later, National Geographic has finally admitted to facilitating “fake news” regarding climate change. The magazine’s most viral video ever, which featured heart-wrenching images of a starving polar bear, perpetuated the narrative that the animal’s imminent death was caused by climate change. However, the climate change aspect of the story is void of any real evidence.

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What is ‘reputable’ news? YouTube plans to decide for you

With the left-right divide in America widening, the challenge for YouTube is deciding what sources count as reputable. Among those vetted by YouTube are CNN and Fox News. CNN has been slated and derided as ‘fake news’ by President Trump and others on the right, while CNN President Jeff Zucker called Fox a “propaganda machine” earlier this year.

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AP Anti-Trump Propaganda: Lies About Immigrants Being Booted from US Army – Here’s the Truth

The story titled, ”AP NewsBreak: US Army quietly discharging immigrant recruits”by Martha Mendoza and Garance Burke; is a complete lie in order to be used as propaganda against President Trump, claiming that he is somehow responsible for booting immigrants from the US Army who were promised citizenship.

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Facebook Canada contracts independent fact checkers to combat ‘fake news’

Facebook Canada has hired independent fact-checkers to vet news content and blog postings on its platform as concerns continue to grow over the dissemination of false and misleading information on social media.

Still suffering from a controversy over the misuse of its users’ data, Facebook has called upon Agence France-Presse (AFP) to pro-actively evaluate news stories in Canada for accuracy and to respond to complaints from users about fake news. To be unveiled on Wednesday, the third-party fact checking will run at least until after the next federal election in Oct., 2019, while covering news on upcoming votes in Quebec, New Brunswick and Alberta.

The announcement comes amid an ongoing debate in Canadian politics about the quality of information disseminated on social-media platforms.

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Donald Trump Mocks ‘Phony Stories’ from the Democrats on Immigration

President Donald Trump criticized Democrats Friday for using “phony stories” to drive their open borders policies on immigration, vowing to secure the country instead.

“We cannot allow our Country to be overrun by illegal immigrants as the Democrats tell their phony stories of sadness and grief, hoping it will help them in the elections,” Trump wrote on Twitter.

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AP Deliberately Manipulates—Then Stealth Updates—Immigration Horror Story to Tie Obama-Era Abuse Case to Trump

On Wednesday night, the Associated Press ran an article that spread quickly Thursday morning across social media and other news outlets describing an horrific story of unbelievable abuse of minor immigrants in the custody and care of the United States government. Dubbed “Abu Ghraib for eighth-graders” by a Daily Beast reporter, the allegations in the explosive story included children being handcuffed, beaten, left in solitary confinement and, unimaginably, even worse.

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EXCLUSIVE: ‘They’re together and they’re safe.’ Father of Honduran two-year-old who became the face of the family separation crisis when she was photographed in tears as her mother was searched by U.S. border control speaks out

He revealed that his wife had previously mentioned her wish to go to the United States for a ‘better future’ but did not tell him nor any of their family members that she was planning to make the trek.

‘I didn’t support it. I asked her, why? Why would she want to put our little girl through that? But it was her decision at the end of the day.’

He said that Sandra had always wanted to experience ‘the American dream’ and hoped to find a good job in the States.

Time issued a minor correction:

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What? CNN Lied About Border Agents Ripping Breastfeeding Baby Away From Mom?

I guess if your going to be fake news jump in with both feet. CNN isn’t fond of the tag, but they don’t do anything like making sure what they report is true. Recently the the beleaguered network sparked outrage by reporting that immigration officials ripped a breast-feeding baby away from its mother as part of the Trump administration’s “inhumane” policy to separate children from adults apprehended sneaking across the border. As you might have already figured out, this is a total load of crap and it never happened.

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MSNBC Accuses Trump of Creating ‘Concentration Camps’; Warns: ‘Your Kids Could Be Next’

During an overwrought panel discussion on Friday’s MSNBC Live With Stephanie Ruhle, former Barack Obama campaign staffer Stephanie Cutter and political analyst Michael Steele took turns comparing illegal immigrant detention centers along the U.S. southern border to Nazi death camps.

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