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US seizes three dozen Iranian websites for spreading ‘misinformation’

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Two Iranian state-controlled news outlets, Press TV and Al-Alam, were inaccessible by Tuesday afternoon and instead displayed a single page that said each site had "been seized by the United States Government." The D...

Navy’s highest-ranking officer confronts Republican critics and stresses importance of combating racism and misinformation

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Washington The US Navy's highest-ranking officer pushed back strongly against what he called efforts by two Republican congressmen to portray the US military as "weak" and "woke" in a hearing on Tuesday. Chief of Na...

CNN’s Brian Stelter roasted by C-SPAN callers: ‘Biggest minister of misinformation I have ever heard’

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"Mr. Stelter is the biggest minister of misinformation I have ever heard and I’m a news junkie," a caller identified as Kevin from Indiana told the liberal CNN host.  THIS IS CNN? BRIAN STELTER’S WIDELY PANNED INTERV...

Smugglers spread misinformation at the border. The White House says now is not the time to come.

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In recent weeks, migrants waiting in various northern Mexican cities have been told to travel to other locations along the border under the false pretense that they'll be let into the US through a port of entry ther...

Twitter temporarily suspends Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene for election misinformation

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Washington Twitter on Sunday temporarily suspended the account of Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene for repeated violations of new rules the social media platform put in place following the violent US Capitol riot earlier ...

‘Deepfake’ Queen delivers alternative Christmas speech, in warning about misinformation

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London A fake Queen Elizabeth danced across TV screens on Christmas as part of a "deepfake" speech aired by a British broadcaster. The real British monarch traditionally delivers a Christmas Day speech aired around t...

Trump’s ‘mountains of misinformation’ at rally not helping Republican Senate chances, Georgia’s GOP lieutenant governor says

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Georgia Republican Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan said Sunday that the "mountains of misinformation" about the election that President Donald Trump is spreading, most recently in his remarks at a rally in the state Saturday ...

A California radio station is battling coronavirus misinformation among indigenous farmworkers

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After a day picking cranberries at a California farm, Josefino Cervantes Alvarado sat down for dinner to a unique mix of voices and music filling the room. "Greetings to everybody tuning in to Radio Indígena 94.1 F...

Washington Post: White House was warned that Giuliani was being used by Russians to ‘feed misinformation’ to Trump

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Washington The White House was warned in 2019 that President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani was "was being used to feed Russian misinformation" to the President, The Washington Post reported Thursday....