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The presented evidence, such as it was, ranged from the already debunked to Infowars-level nonsense.

Facebook on Thursday said it slapped warnings on more than 180 million pieces of content that were debunked by fact-checkers during the lead-up to the 2020 presidential election.

The video has been debunked — the papers in question were proven to be sample ballots, as they lacked the bar code that official ballots have along the edge — but people continue to share it online as “evidence” of supposed voter fraud.

Some of the pages included links to a Bannon-affiliated website called Populist Press, which included stories that have been debunked by fact-checkers.

The claims that Giuliani and the poll watchers made at the news conference were unsubstantiated and at times conflicting — and many have already been debunked.

Politics is about perception and confirming or debunking deeply held beliefs (whether or not those beliefs are factually based).

He has spent, by his own reckoning, almost half his career tracking down and debunking conspiracy theories.

Instead, she falls back on the idea—ostensibly outdated, but if she really believed it were, would debunking it yield an article?

But the article itself contained the seeds of its own debunking.

On May 20, 1894, the Times set about debunking some of these myths.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to debunking, such as: critical, demystifying, demythifying, hermeneutical, reinterpreting, and revisionist.

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