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A.G. Sulzberger and Trump in combo photo

New York Times Publisher to Donald Trump: Stop Calling Us Fake News

“I told him that although the phrase ‘fake news’ is untrue and harmful, I am far more concerned about his labeling journalists ‘the enemy of the people,’” A.G. Sulzberger explained in a five-paragraph statement about his meeting with the president.

U.S. Sen Marco Rubio speaks during a news conference in front of the Homestead Temporary Shelter for Unaccompanied Children, on Friday, June 22, 2018, in Homestead, Fla. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Marco Rubio Blames Russia for Post-2016 Political Divisions

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) blamed the Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Russian government — not Democrats and their news media partners — for American political divisions in the wake of 2016’s presidential election related to what he described as Russia’s “election interference efforts.”

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Critics Blast New French Laws Censoring ‘Fake News’

The French National Assembly passed two bills this week concerning the censorship of “fake news” that have been sharply criticized as an attack on freedom of the press and the imposition of an “official truth.”