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#FAKE NEWS

# fake-news - Thursday 18 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Trump faces heavy criticism as he reveals his 'Fake News Awards' winners Donald Trump

Trump faces heavy criticism as he reveals his 'Fake News Awards' winners

Meanwhile, it has been reported that Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House is to be adapted for TV.

# fake-news - Sunday 14 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Clickbait: 'Reliable sources of news are beginning their own digital, tabloid-lite adventure' Opinion

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

'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

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach raised Trump's 'fake news' Irish corporate tax comment with acting US ambassador False

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

From TheJournal.ie Trust in media grows under Trump despite his fake news claims FAKE NEWS

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Fake news' is the 2017 word of the year* Two For One

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

*According to Collins Dictionary.

# fake-news - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Leo to Trump: That claim about our corporation tax rate was 'fake news' False

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

From TheJournal.ie Dept of Finance shuts down Trump's claims that Ireland is dropping its corporation tax rate FAKE NEWS

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

From TheJournal.ie Trump threatens to 'challenge licence' of NBC after critical reports about nuclear weapons NBC News

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.

From TheJournal.ie Trump slams 'dishonest media' for reports of rift with Chief of Staff John Kelly Totally Made Up

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

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

'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

From TheJournal.ie Fake Russian Facebook accounts paid money to stir up race and LGBT issues during US election FAKE NEWS

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

From TheJournal.ie Aung San Suu Kyi finally speaks on Rohingya crisis, blames false information Myanmar

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Emotional terrorism': After HPV vaccine uptake rates fall to 50%, the HSE is fighting back Protect Our Future

'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.

From TheJournal.ie UN human rights chief says Trump may be inciting 'violence' against media Poisonous Demonisation

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

From TheJournal.ie Targeted ads: 'Everything we read online is a reflection of what we want to hear' FAKE NEWS

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 46-year-old case of a man dying in police custody reopens South Africa's apartheid wounds Brutality

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

From TheJournal.ie 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

From TheJournal.ie 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

From TheJournal.ie Time magazine asks Trump Organisation to remove fake covers from golf clubs and hotels Out Of Time

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Young people lack critical thinking skills, leading to a struggle with news literacy' FAKE NEWS

'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

From TheJournal.ie Facebook publishes ads in newspapers warning people about fake news Political Pressure

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

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

'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

From TheJournal.ie 75-year-old 'dies a happy man' after ex-wife tells him Trump has been impeached FAKE NEWS

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.