An important reminder on Donald Trump and 'fake news'

Tech 11-1-2017 Mashable 55

President-elect Donald Trump just slammed BuzzFeed—one of the most prominent, visible media organizations in the world—as "a failing pile of garbage" during a Wednesday morning press conference.

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The venom is a direct response to the news outlet's controversial publication of an unverified dossier alleging close ties between Trump and Russia. The report contained unproven claims of a highly personal nature—some involving bizarre interactions with sex workers in Moscow—and it's dominated the news cycle since its publication Tuesday night. Read more...

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