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#FAKE NEWS

# fake-news - Sunday 14 January, 2018

Clickbait: 'Reliable sources of news are beginning their own digital, tabloid-lite adventure'

But that’s fine, because debunking dodgy writing is really a lot of fun, writes Richard MacCarthy.

# fake-news - Saturday 23 December, 2017

From The42 'Stop spreading s**t': Isco slams claims he refused to warm up during Clasico FAKE NEWS

'Stop spreading s**t': Isco slams claims he refused to warm up during Clasico

And Zinedine Zidane has defended his decision to start Mateo Kovacic.

# fake-news - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Taoiseach raised Trump's 'fake news' Irish corporate tax comment with acting US ambassador

In a speech, Donald Trump said Ireland has plans to reduce its corporate tax rate to 8%.

# fake-news - Monday 4 December, 2017

Trust in media grows under Trump despite his fake news claims

In the survey, 12% said they have a “great deal” of trust and confidence and an additional 37% have a “fair amount”.

# fake-news - Thursday 30 November, 2017

From The42 Southampton winger Redmond slams The Sun and clears up what Pep said to him FAKE NEWS

Southampton winger Redmond slams The Sun and clears up what Pep said to him

The British newspaper had reported that Guardiola called Redmond a ‘w**ker’ during a furious-looking exchange.

# fake-news - Thursday 2 November, 2017

'Fake news' is the 2017 word of the year*

*According to Collins Dictionary.

# fake-news - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Leo to Trump: That claim about our corporation tax rate was 'fake news'

The Taoiseach has slammed Trump for saying Ireland is set to reduce it’s rate to 8%.

# fake-news - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

Dept of Finance shuts down Trump's claims that Ireland is dropping its corporation tax rate

“There are no proposals to change the corporation tax rate.”

# fake-news - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Trump threatens to 'challenge licence' of NBC after critical reports about nuclear weapons

NBC reported that Trump wants a tenfold increase to US nuclear weapons.

Trump slams 'dishonest media' for reports of rift with Chief of Staff John Kelly

“The fake news is at it again.”

# fake-news - Saturday 9 September, 2017

'We could have blood on our hands': Councillors want to take Freedom of Dublin off Aung San Suu Kyi

Councillors across various parties have expressed disappointment in the Myanmar leader’s behaviour.

# fake-news - Thursday 7 September, 2017

Fake Russian Facebook accounts paid money to stir up race and LGBT issues during US election

Hundreds of accounts have been identified by the social network as taking out ads during the election.

# fake-news - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Aung San Suu Kyi finally speaks on Rohingya crisis, blames false information

Thousands of Myanmar’s Muslim minority community are being forced to flee their home for fear of violence against their people.

# fake-news - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

'Emotional terrorism': After HPV vaccine uptake rates fall to 50%, the HSE is fighting back

Health minister Simon Harris said that those who aren’t medical professionals shouldn’t be giving expert advice on vaccines.

UN human rights chief says Trump may be inciting 'violence' against media

The High Commissioner for Human Rights said Trump’s rhetoric has emboldened other countries to crack down on press freedoms.

# fake-news - Thursday 24 August, 2017

Targeted ads: 'Everything we read online is a reflection of what we want to hear'

When we mindlessly scroll through Facebook we are willing and accepting recipients of “fake news”, writes Deirdre Robertson.

# fake-news - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

From The Daily Edge This CNN anchor's impassioned live response to President Trump's 'unhinged' speech is a must-watch Total Eclipse Of The Facts

# fake-news - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Lawsuit alleges Fox News created false story about DNC staffer's death with oversight from White House

The death of Seth Rich, a former Democratic National Committee staff member, has attracted numerous conspiracy theories.

# fake-news - Saturday 29 July, 2017

46-year-old case of a man dying in police custody reopens South Africa's apartheid wounds

An inquest at the time said Ahmed Timol died by suicide. A review of the case now, however, is telling a different story.

# fake-news - Saturday 22 July, 2017

Sean Spicer says there are 'too many cooks' at the White House, signs off with pop at the 'fake news media' Spicey Interview This post contains videos

Sean Spicer says there are 'too many cooks' at the White House, signs off with pop at the 'fake news media'

Spicer resigned as White House press secretary yesterday after a tumultuous six months at the podium.

# fake-news - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Donald Trump posts doctored video of himself 'beating up CNN' Wrestlemania This post contains videos

Donald Trump posts doctored video of himself 'beating up CNN'

“It is a sad day when the President of the United States encourages violence against reporters,” CNN responded.

# fake-news - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

Time magazine asks Trump Organisation to remove fake covers from golf clubs and hotels

One of the covers hung at Trump International Hotel in Doonbeg in Clare.

# fake-news - Friday 26 May, 2017

'Young people lack critical thinking skills, leading to a struggle with news literacy'

Lurking among the heartfelt outpourings of grief for victims at the Manchester Evening News Arena were trolls posting fake reports, writes Alan Keane.

# fake-news - Monday 8 May, 2017

Facebook publishes ads in newspapers warning people about fake news

Misinformation spread via the social network is thought to have influenced the election of Donald Trump and the Brexit vote.

# fake-news - Sunday 23 April, 2017

'If you want to give medical advice on vaccinations, become a doctor. If not, get out of the way'

Simon Harris was addressing doctors at the Irish Medical Organisation AGM yesterday.

# fake-news - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

75-year-old 'dies a happy man' after ex-wife tells him Trump has been impeached

Michael Garland Elliott died earlier this month after his ex-wife and best friend broke the false news to him.

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