RMIT ABC ‘Corona check’ is here to sort reality from the fake news, June 1 | ABC News

It’s been six months since the first coronavirus cases were reported, but misinformation about the disease continues to spread. RMIT ABC fact check is working hard to dispel some of the myths. 0:02 – Coronavirus conspiracy movie that went viral on social media – New York Times investigates 0:52 – The flu vaccine does not … Read more RMIT ABC ‘Corona check’ is here to sort reality from the fake news, June 1 | ABC News

Trump says he’d delete his Twitter account ‘in a heartbeat’

ABC News’ Jon Karl asked Trump if he’d consider just deleting his Twitter account and the president said “I would do that in a heartbeat” if it weren’t for fake news. SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://bit.ly/2vZb6yP Watch More on http://abcnews.go.com/ LIKE ABC News on FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/abcnews FOLLOW ABC News on TWITTER: https://twitter.com/abc #ABCNews #Trump #Twitter … Read more Trump says he’d delete his Twitter account ‘in a heartbeat’

Former British MP: National security legislation for HKSAR is overdue

Former British MP George Galloway said this is not only the right moment for national security legislation for HKSAR, it’s arguably overdue, and Britain has no right to interfere. He also believed that the fake news about the coronavirus has opened up a window for Western public opinion to press China on every front. #HK … Read more Former British MP: National security legislation for HKSAR is overdue

Brian Ross Investigates – Special Edition Fake News vs Free Press – Press Freedoms Under Attack

Does freedom of press mean freedom of fake news? A lawsuit against Fox News will progress efforts for more reliable news. News can be seen as illegitimate, fake, or unreliable. One group claims Fox News is dangerous fake news and suing to stop them. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The full show brings us interviews with The New York … Read more Brian Ross Investigates – Special Edition Fake News vs Free Press – Press Freedoms Under Attack

Brian Ross Investigates – Special Edition: Fake News vs. Free Press – Press Freedoms Under Attack

We hope you enjoyed the preview of our 1-hour long show! Find where you can see the rest of the episode at 5pm and 9pm ET, here: https://lawandcrime.com/where-to-watch/ Does freedom of press mean freedom of fake news? A lawsuit against Fox News will progress efforts for more reliable news. News can be seen as illegitimate, … Read more Brian Ross Investigates – Special Edition: Fake News vs. Free Press – Press Freedoms Under Attack

Trump Threatens to Move Republican National Convention From North Carolina

President Donald Trump threatened to move the planned Republican National Convention from North Carolina unless the state’s governor guarantees the party will be allowed full attendance regardless of coronavirus restrictions. Trump took aim at North Carolina’s Governor Roy Cooper, a Democrat, in a series of posts on Twitter Monday, saying he wanted to be assured … Read more Trump Threatens to Move Republican National Convention From North Carolina

RMIT ABC ‘Corona check’ is here to sort reality from the fake news | ABC News

0:00 – The stream of misinformation about 5G and coronavirus continues. Fake – 5G installer video 0:30 – Fake – Australian government dept of health facebook post that claims coronavirus tests cannot distinguish “live” virus and non-infective RNA. 1:05 – Fake – COVID-19 vaccine/treatment posts 1:40 – Fake – China holds the patent on ‘Remdesivir’ … Read more RMIT ABC ‘Corona check’ is here to sort reality from the fake news | ABC News

Brian Ross Investigates – Special Edition: WASHLITE v. Fox News – Is Fox News Fake News?

Is Fox News ACTUALLY fake news? A group called WASHLITE argues yes, saying the extent to which Fox News downplayed COVID-19’s severity indicates they failed as a “news” source. Fox argues they are entitled to the protection of free speech and press provisions of the First Amendment. Brian Ross hosts our live streaming of the … Read more Brian Ross Investigates – Special Edition: WASHLITE v. Fox News – Is Fox News Fake News?

President Trump disputes China coronavirus numbers, as he dismisses feud with CDC

President Donald Trump has insisted that the number of coronavirus cases reported by China “weren’t correct”. Speaking during a meeting with the governors of Arkansas and Kansas, the US President stated, without evidence, that it has “been easily shown and easily proven” that China is manipulating their virus numbers. He added that he “saw more … Read more President Trump disputes China coronavirus numbers, as he dismisses feud with CDC

Brian Ross Investigates: COVID 19 – US Gov Warns Scammers Already Working Hard, Fake Equipment

Show Air Date 5/19/20: Scamdemic. It didn’t take long. The scammers are already hard at work with fake pandemic equipment, cures and come-ons. In a way, this really IS fake news! We’ll talk with the senior official at the Federal Trade Commission, Andrew Smith, with what you need to know. Plus, with friends like these… … Read more Brian Ross Investigates: COVID 19 – US Gov Warns Scammers Already Working Hard, Fake Equipment

Brian Ross Investigates – Special Edition: COVID-19 – US Gov Warns of Coronavirus Scams

We hope you enjoyed the preview of our 1-hour long show! Find where you can see the rest of the episode at 5pm and 9pm ET, here: https://lawandcrime.com/where-to-watch/ Full Show Info: Scamdemic. It didn’t take long. The scammers are already hard at work with fake pandemic equipment, cures and come-ons. In a way, this really … Read more Brian Ross Investigates – Special Edition: COVID-19 – US Gov Warns of Coronavirus Scams

Brazil’s web flooded by Covid-19 fake news spread by Bolsonaro’s followers

Brazil is Latin America’s worst-hit country by the coronavirus pandemic, counting the World’s 6th record of reported cases. Since the beginning of the pandemic, President Jair Bolsonaro’s followers have been spreading false information online claiming coffins from Covid-19 victims were actually empty. The fake news has grown strong, as Natalia Leal of the Brazilian fact … Read more Brazil’s web flooded by Covid-19 fake news spread by Bolsonaro’s followers

Amal Clooney Warns Human Rights Abuse During Covid-19 Pandemic

Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney warns the coronavirus pandemic is being used by governments to seize power and exacerbate abuses. In a video conference with an Australian parliamentary committee, she urged MPs to pass so-called Magnitsky Act, a law that will sanction human rights violators and ban international criminals from entry into the country. “Governments … Read more Amal Clooney Warns Human Rights Abuse During Covid-19 Pandemic

Social media fuels disinformation

#coronavirus #misinformation #propaganda “Social media platforms in general do a terrible job of policing misinformation. Their algorithm is actually designed to promote disinformation and fake news” Jen SCHRADIE, assistant Professor at Observatoire sociologique du changement (OSC), Sciences Po, goes further & argues likes of FB, WhatsApp, YouTube, Twitter are hard wired for simplistic answers to … Read more Social media fuels disinformation

Trump calls for Chuck Todd’s firing after NBC airs edited video clip

NBC’s ‘Meet the Press’ aired an edited clip of Attorney General William P. Barr on May 10. President Trump on Twitter called the segment “Fake News,” and went on to call for Chuck Todd’s firing. Read more: https://wapo.st/2AbsvXc. SPECIAL OFFER: To thank you for your support, here’s a deal on a Washington Post digital subscription: … Read more Trump calls for Chuck Todd’s firing after NBC airs edited video clip