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Nov 07 2023
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Key Takeaway: The findings of the House Oversight Committee’s impeachment probe into President Joe Biden are worth following, but not yet worth drawing definitive conclusions.
For almost a year now, the House Oversight and Accountability Committee has been investigating President Joe Biden and his family, probing for potential instances of corruption.Isaiah Anthony
Sep 20 2023
Joe Biden’s presidential campaign is overhauling its strategy to fight misinformation on social media in the 2024 race, recruiting hundreds of staffers and volunteers to monitor platforms, buying advertising to fight bogus claims, pushing its own countermessages out through grassroots allies — with a bulldog aide helping lead the effort.
The change is driven by concern that social mediaPolitico
Oct 19 2023
Oct 09 2023
As one of the largest invasions in 50 years unfolded on the streets, sea and skies over Israel, misinformation about the assault proliferated on social media.
In one instance, a widely circulated video of an Israeli airstrike was said to show a retaliation to Saturday's surprise attack by Palestinian group Hamas, which has left hundreds dead.
“BREAKING: Israeli Air Force isNBC News (Online)
Oct 11 2023
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Don’t cut down healthy trees around your home. The Department of Land and Natural Resources is sending that message to debunk misinformation in the wake of the maui wildfires. DLNR says social media users are urging others to cut down trees to prevent flames from spreading. But the state says homeowners should only focus on clearing dead and dry brush. Duane SparkmanHawaii News Now
Oct 11 2023
Experts are encouraging Hawai‘i residents to retain valuable trees around their homes, contrary to misinformation circulating in the wake of the devastating Maui wildfires. Healthy, viable trees, especially native species, enhance environmental health and help mitigate fire risk. However, social media posts following the wildfires seemed to fuel the notion, and the calls, that people shouldBig Island Now News
Oct 16 2023
Rep. Ilhan Omar has been called out for sharing a misleading social media post that featured dead children in Syria whom she claimed were killed in Gaza by Israel. The American Israel Public Affairs Committee pointed out that the Minnesota Democrat reposted a message that said “CHILD GENOCIDE IN PALESTINE” and “614 Palestinian children murdered by the Israeli [IDF] Forces” on Saturday. AWashington Times
Oct 13 2023
The community fact-checking feature that Elon Musk has touted as a way to fight false and misleading information on X is struggling to keep up with a flood of content related to the Israel-Hamas war.
The system, Community Notes, relies on approved volunteers to suggest notes to be appended to posts. Those posts are then voted on by other volunteers and eventually published after theyNBC News (Online)
Nov 09 2023
Third Republican presidential debate illustrated that Fox News' relentless misinformation about the Green New Deal and Keystone Pipeline is still paying dividends
During the third Republican presidential debate, candidates invoked the “Green New Deal” and the “Keystone pipeline” — both staples of Fox News’ misleading coverage of climate and energy issues — in response to the moderators' questions around the Venezuelan regime and the rising cost of living in the U.S. Through Fox’s relentless coverage of the Green New Deal beginning in 2019, the proposalMedia Matters
Sep 20 2023
President Biden’s reelection campaign is creating a working group centered on combating misinformation on social media networks, a Biden campaign official told The Hill on Wednesday.
The group will be led by Rob Flaherty, deputy campaign manager; Michael Tyler, communications director; and Maury Riggan, general counsel, as well as aides from the rapid response communications team andThe Hill