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Facebook’s fact-checking deal with the Daily Caller, explained | Vox

Facebook knows that the spread of fake news on the platform during the 2016 presidential campaign was almost its undoing, so it has chosen to partner with third-party media organizations to fact-check publishers on its platform in order to stave off more criticism. That makes sense. But some of its choices in partners — including a new fact-checker funded by a right-leaning news outlet founded by Tucker Carlson — has only invited more.

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Source: Facebook’s fact-checking deal with the Daily Caller, explained | Vox

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