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Watch: Hecklers During Live Shot Shout ‘CNN Is Fake News!’

Immediately following President Donald Trump’s announcement that U.S. Seventh Circuit Appeals Court Judge Amy Coney Barrett was his pick to fill the vacancy left by Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court, CNN’s live coverage anchored by Wolf Blitzer went to network Supreme Court reporter Ariane de Vogue, who was on the scene in front of the Supreme Court.

CNN's Ariane de Vogue

Where Fake News Is Born: How Wikipedia Spreads Hoaxes

As Big Tech suppresses conservative views in the name of fighting “fake news,” tech titans like Google and Facebook turn to Wikipedia to provide another “fix” to the problem. Despite messaging from Wikipedia’s owners encouraging this trend, over the years Wikipedia and its sister sites have pushed hoaxes and false information into the media and academia.

Turkish officials say Wikipedia failed to remove content deemed to be false from its pages that linked Turkey with terror groups

Fake News About COVID-19 in Texas Goes Viral

A story by ABC News regarding Texas’ number of cases and deaths related to the coronavirus since the state’s reopening on May 1 is going viral. The article presents misleading numbers that don’t appear to take increased testing and deaths related to pre-reopening contracted cases into account. An article by the news network’s Houston affiliate directly contradicts the national fake news story.

People wait in line at a free walk-up COVID-19 test site, Friday, May 8, 2020, in San Antonio. Texas' stay-at-home orders due to the COVID-19 pandemic have expired and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has eased restrictions on many businesses, churches, state parks and beaches. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)