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Erik Wemple / Washington Post:
Richmond Times-Dispatch ends its seven-year partnership with PolitiFact, lays off editor Warren Fiske, and moves reporter Sean Gorman into breaking news   —  Conventional media wisdom holds that fact-checking is ascendant — that it drives traffic, lands with impact and will continue growing.
Jan 9, 2017, 4:57 PM - In context

Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Internet Archive launches Trump Archive, a searchable repository of Donald Trump TV appearances, with 520+ hours of video from 2009 until now   —  The Internet Archive has launched an online repository designed to host all public comments made by Donald Trump in recent years, including speeches, debates, interviews, and news broadcasts.
Jan 6, 2017, 3:40 AM - In context

Oliver Darcy / Business Insider:
A fake news problem is emerging among left-leaning media outlets as they jump on thin or false stories that reinforce a political point or play into a narrative   —  The tale went something like this: A Jewish couple was forced to pull its child out of school so the family could “flee” …
Dec 30, 2016, 8:55 AM - In context

David Uberti / Columbia Journalism Review:
The broader issue driving paranoia over fake news is the realization among mainstream media that they no longer hold the sole power to shape the news agenda   —  In an 1807 letter to John Norvell, a young go-getter who had asked how to best run a newspaper, Thomas Jefferson penned what today …
Dec 17, 2016, 4:10 PM - In context

Angie Drobnic Holan / PolitiFact:
PolitiFact says 2016 saw fake news explode with unprecedented impunity, spread mostly by Facebook and reinforced by Google searches   —  Ignoring the facts has long been a staple of political speech.  Every day, politicians overstate some statistic, distort their opponents' positions, or simply tell out-and-out whoppers.
Dec 15, 2016, 8:15 PM - In context

Oliver Darcy / Business Insider:
Prominent conservatives express alarm at Facebook's move against fake news, worrying their voices will be suppressed and fact checking won't be applied evenly   —  Conservatives reacted with alarm to Facebook's announcement that it will partner with fact-checkers to combat so-called fake news …
Dec 15, 2016, 3:40 PM - In context

Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Fake stories flagged by two or more unpaid third-parties like Snopes and AP will get warning labels, lower ranking on News Feed, but will remain shareable   —  Snopes,, Politifact, ABC News, and AP will help Facebook make good on four of the six promises Mark Zuckerberg …
Dec 15, 2016, 1:45 PM - In context

Mike Isaac / New York Times:
To fight fake news, Facebook tests easier hoax reporting, uses third-party fact checkers to flag stories, punishes stories shared less after being read, more   —  For weeks, Facebook has faced questions about its role in spreading fake news.  The intense scrutiny has caused internal divisions …
Dec 15, 2016, 1:12 PM - In context

Dylan Byers / CNNMoney:
Pew report: 64% of American adults believe fake news is sowing confusion about basic facts, while 23% of Americans say they've shared a made-up story   —  All that fake news has taken its toll.  —  Nearly two-thirds of American adults (64%) believe that fabricated news stories have caused …
Dec 15, 2016, 12:45 PM - In context

Nathan J. Robinson / Current Affairs:
By refusing to admit that Trump is ever right, fact-checkers, whose analyses are frequently dubious, have rendered themselves untrustworthy   —  Ridding ourselves of fake news requires having media outlets that are actually worth listening to...  Despite having decisively won the presidential election …
Dec 10, 2016, 7:15 PM - In context

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