An Idaho state lawmaker urges her constituents to submit entries for her "fake news awards." The Kentucky governor tweets #FAKENEWS to dismiss questions about his purchase of a home from a supporter. An aide to the Texas land commissioner uses the phrase to downplay the significance of his boss receiving donations from employees of a company that landed a multimillion-dollar contract. President Donald Trump's campaign to discredit the news media has spread to officials at… Read at AP News
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18 April 2019 A 2019 fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris sparked interest in the condition of France's other churches.
Did U.S. Reps. Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan Omar Praise the Destruction of Notre Dame?
18 April 2019 The newly elected members of the U.S. House of Representatives are frequent targets of partisan misinformation.
Did Pat Robertson Say the Notre Dame Fire Was the Result of ‘Hell Bubbling over with Homosexuals’?
18 April 2019 Pat Robertson definitely has a history of controversial statements.
Different Disaster, Same Theme: Hoaxes and Misinformation Spread Online after Notre Dame Fire
16 April 2019 Time after time, a major news event produces a big mess to mop up on social media.