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Additionally, The New York Times’ Daily Distortions vertical tracks false and misleading information, and The Washington Post’s Fact Checker was created in 2007 to hold mostly politicians accountable for false or misleading statements.
He’s concerned, in the meantime, that the rollout of vaccines could lead to a false sense of security, followed again by spikes in infections, but his focus continues to be on getting businesses to comply.
Increasingly, scientists have found that nonbiological chemical processes can create similar shapes, suggesting the possibility of “false positives” in the biological record.
“Parents can have a false sense of security, especially when they’re around their children all the time,” Olson said.
A reasonable person would assume she was talking about coronavirus cases and deaths — which would be false.
The posts need to be kept “because they are relevant to Dominion’s defamation claims relating to false accusations that Dominion rigged the 2020 election,” according to the demand letters from Dominion’s law firm Clare Locke.
In December, Smartmatic put Fox News on notice with a letter demanding “a full and complete retraction of all false and defamatory statements and reports published by Fox News.”
People often use bots to repeat hateful or false information over and over.
Bartiromo, then 17, manipulated the stock prices of 15 companies by buying up large numbers of shares and then posting “false and misleading information” about them on Yahoo!
The media must be cautious when it elevates false claims because it poses the risk of spreading untrue information and rallying more people to the fringe.

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