Home Tags Misinformation

Tag: Misinformation

Texas GOP puts final touches on sweeping voting restrictions

0
AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Republicans dug in Saturday for a final weekend vote on some of the most restrictive new voting laws in the...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

0
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though...

Ex-Speaker Ryan to GOP: Reject Trump, `2nd-rate imitations’

0
Former House Speaker Paul Ryan, weighing in on the fight for the Republican Party’s future, is urging conservatives to reject Donald Trump and “second-rate...

Facebook won’t remove posts claiming Covid-19 is man-made

0
Facebook says it will no longer remove claims that Covid-19 is man-made or manufactured from its apps “in light of ongoing investigations into...

Attorney Dershowitz sues Netflix for $80M over Epstein show

0
MIAMI — Attorney and Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz is suing Netflix for $80 million over his portrayal in the streaming service's “Filthy Rich”...

WhatsApp sues Indian government over new internet rules

0
NEW DELHI — The messaging app WhatsApp has sued the Indian government seeking to defend its users’ privacy and stop new rules that would...

EU beefs up disinformation code to prevent digital ad profit

0
LONDON — European Union officials unveiled plans Wednesday to beef up the bloc's code of practice on online disinformation, with the aim of preventing...

AP Interview: Michigan official warns of democracy threats

0
LANSING, Michigan — Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson serves as the chief election official in Michigan, working alongside nearly 1,700 local officials who administer...

In NYC’s furthest flung neighborhood, vaccine a tough sell

0
NEW YORK — If there’s one place where people could fear the coronavirus more than a vaccination needle, it's the Far Rockaway section of...

Social media heavyweights wooed for Pfizer smear campaign

0
LE PECQ, France — Social media influencers in France with hundreds of thousands of followers say a mysterious advertising agency offered to pay them...