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#FAKE NEWS

# fake-news - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Trump slams 'dishonest media' for reports of rift with Chief of Staff John Kelly
# Totally Made Up
# Totally Made Up

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

Oct 11th 2017, 8:08 AM 13,770 Views 32 Comments

“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
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

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

Sep 9th 2017, 12:05 AM 24,407 Views 79 Comments

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
# FAKE NEWS
# FAKE NEWS

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

Sep 7th 2017, 8:22 AM 11,531 Views 89 Comments

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
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

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

Sep 6th 2017, 8:36 AM 19,765 Views 83 Comments

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
# Protect Our Future
# Protect Our Future

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

Aug 30th 2017, 3:39 PM 32,238 Views 185 Comments

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
# Poisonous Demonisation
# Poisonous Demonisation

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

Aug 30th 2017, 3:20 PM 10,833 Views 68 Comments

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'
# FAKE NEWS
# FAKE NEWS

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

Aug 24th 2017, 6:30 AM 4,469 Views 33 Comments

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

# fake-news - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

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

This CNN anchor's impassioned live response to President Trump's 'unhinged' speech is a must-watch

Aug 23rd 2017, 11:05 AM 6,946 Views 6 Comments

“Don Lemon brought the lemon-shade.”

# fake-news - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

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

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

Aug 2nd 2017, 10:45 AM 12,376 Views 0 Comments

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
# Brutality
# Brutality

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

Jul 29th 2017, 7:30 AM 11,453 Views 5 Comments

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
# Spicey Interview

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

Jul 22nd 2017, 9:31 AM 24,821 Views 32 Comments

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
# Wrestlemania

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

Jul 2nd 2017, 6:25 PM 46,523 Views 141 Comments

“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
# Out Of Time
# Out Of Time

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

Jun 28th 2017, 7:40 AM 56,620 Views 92 Comments

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'
# FAKE NEWS
# FAKE NEWS

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

May 26th 2017, 6:20 AM 4,801 Views 35 Comments

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
# Political Pressure
# Political Pressure

Facebook publishes ads in newspapers warning people about fake news

May 8th 2017, 7:34 AM 15,683 Views 38 Comments

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'
# Scaremongering
# Scaremongering

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

Apr 23rd 2017, 6:30 AM 15,364 Views 47 Comments

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
# FAKE NEWS
# FAKE NEWS

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

Apr 19th 2017, 10:55 PM 65,989 Views 43 Comments

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