Photo by John Rudoff/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images The Republican Party is increasingly dominated by adherents of the QAnon conspiracy theory — the b…
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YouTube, Google's video subsidiary, is providing massive distribution to a 22-minute video packed with disinformation about Joe Biden and his son, Hunt…
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On June 28, 2018, Trump traveled to Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin, and announced that Foxconn, the Taiwanese electronics company, would be building a 20-mi…
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The CEO of SmileDirectClub – a company that markets itself heavily on social media as diverse and inclusive – has donated hundreds of thousands of doll…
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On Friday at a Trump campaign rally, Senator David Perdue (R-GA) purposely butchered the name of Senator Kamala Harris, the first woman of color on a m…
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This week, Donald Trump has been pushing an unhinged conspiracy alleging, without a shred of evidence, that Joe Biden ordered the murder of two dozen N…
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Platforms created by major tech companies — Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc. — are routinely used to incite violence, spread misinformation, and coordi…
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As the election heads into its final stretch, Sinclair Broadcast Group, the largest operator of television stations in the United States, is amplifying…
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Since the end of the primary, Democratic nominee Joe Biden has mostly been able to avoid controversy. This has kept the focus on Trump — his disastrous…
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A draft report by the Inspector General of the Department of Justice includes disturbing new information about the Trump administration's child separat…
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Trump's response to the coronavirus pandemic has been erratic. But he has been remarkably consistent about one thing: hydroxychloroquine. For the durat…
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Breitbart, the far-right website, published a story over the weekend claiming Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) contracted COVID-19 at a White House event eve…
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