The power of fake news

For fact-checking website Snopes, a bigger role brings more attacks: Internet wrath turned against Snopes after it joined a coalition of websites that will work with Facebook to identify and flag suspicious content. Wielding claims of "fake news", conservatives take aim at mainstream media. Anne Applebaum: I was a victim of a Russian smear campaign — I understand the power of fake news. Reading fake news, Pakistani minister directs nuclear threat at Israel. Timothy Garton Ash on what to do when the "truth" is found to be lies: There are numerous ways we can combat the post-fact threat in 2017. Czech Republic to fight “fake news” with specialist unit. Why you're fooling yourself about "fake news".