French President Emmanuel Macron announced plans Wednesday for legislation to stop fake news spreading online in the run-up to elections, in a veiled reference to Moscow-backed RT and Sputnik.
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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has come under fire after a report discovered the crucial role that the social media network played in the election campaign of President Rodrigo Duterte and the spread of fake news.
Amid the proliferation of fake news and attacks on members of the mainstream media by rabid administration supporters, one senator acknowledged the role of legitimate media practitioners in carrying out their mandate.
Senator Risa Hontiveros has not been spared from the fake news bandwagon despite the onset of the holiday season.
President Donald Trump on Monday denied a New York Times story on his daily White House life that says he watches up to eight hours of cable TV news a day.
Cyber criminals have latched onto the notion of "fake news" and turned it into a profitable business model, with services starting at under $10, security researchers said Thursday.
Mocha Uson chides Joel Villanueva for trying to curb free speech: Magbasa ng Bill of Rights pag may…
Presidential Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson has slammed Senator Joel Villanueva for trying to curb her right to free speech, telling him to review the country's Bill of Rights for enlightenment.
Senator Antonio Trillanes IV is the father of fake news in the Philippines.
The government should make rehabilitation of Marawi City a top priority when the fighting stops instead of dwelling on "baseless" destabilization reports.
US President Donald Trump tore into the press and questioned whether broadcasters should have their licenses revoked Wednesday, after an unflattering story about his nuclear policy.
Caught in a "tsunami" of scandals, the battle already seems all but lost for Austria's ruling centre-left days from a snap election.
US online giants acknowledged Tuesday they failed to prevent rumors and misinformation from being circulated during and after the deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas.
Senator Joel Villanueva on Wednesday said the “epidemic” of malicious fake news especially online should not be taken lightly.
Former US President Barack Obama personally urged Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to counter the rise of fake news on the social network during a meeting held shortly after last year's election, the Washington Post reported Sunday.
Department of National Defense (DND) Delfin Lorenzana denied any truth to alleged coup talks or “recruitment” in the ranks of those in active service in the military to stage a destabilization plot.
Satirical websites can heave a sigh of relief as they are likely to be spared from being covered by the proposed law penalizing those behind so-called fake news.
Donald Trump's eldest son on Monday admitted meeting a Russian lawyer to get dirt on his father's 2016 rival Hillary Clinton, thrusting the White House deep into another Russia-related scandal.
Vice President Leni Robredo may have been a reluctant running mate in the 2016 elections, but she has shown she wants to be more than just a spare tire in her first 365 days in office.