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Google added fact checking: Facebook, it’s your move now

Google yesterday announced it will introduce a fact check tag on Google News in order to display articles that contain factual information next to trending news items. Now it’s time for Facebook to take fact-checking more seriously, too. Facebook has stepped into the role of being today’s newspaper: that is, it’s a single destination where a large selection of news articles are displayed to those who visit its …

Trump spokesman angry at fact

On CNN, host Brianna Keilar asked Trump spokesman Michael Cohen about his candidate’s sinking poll numbers. “Says who?” he demands. Keilar: You guys are down, and it makes sense that there would— Cohen: Says who? Keilar: Polls. Most of them. All of them? Cohen: Says who? Keilar: Polls. I just told you. I answered your question. Cohen: OK. Which polls? Keilar: All of them.  …