To Recognize Misinformation in Media, Teach a Generation While It’s Young

There is no silver bullet to slay internet lies and fictions. But students can be taught to know when information is reliable.

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Moderator Kristen Welker Manages to Keep Order at Final Debate

“I’m jealous,” said Chris Wallace, the moderator of the unruly matchup last month, just after the debate, which featured a more civil President Trump.

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Trump Posts ‘60 Minutes’ Interview After Telling Lesley Stahl: ‘That’s No Way to Talk’

“I feel that you both have insulted ‘60 Minutes’ and me by not answering any of our questions,” Ms. Stahl tells Vice President Mike Pence.

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A Full Guide to the Final Presidential Debate

Does the president dial back his aggression? How will Joe Biden lay out his closing argument? Here’s what we’ll be looking for as the candidates face off in Nashville on Thursday night.

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Debate Tonight: Full Guide

Does the president dial back his aggression? How will Joe Biden lay out his closing argument? Here’s what we’ll be looking for as the candidates face off in Nashville on Thursday night.

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Ex-Spy Was Central to Project Veritas Hiring Effort, Testimony Shows

A British former intelligence officer was said to have recruited and interviewed potential hires as the conservative group sought to have former spies train employees.

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Trump Taunts Lesley Stahl of ‘60 Minutes’ After Cutting Off Interview

Two weeks from Election Day, the president picked a fight with the country’s most popular television news program.

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Here Are the Hundreds of Sites in a Pay-to-Play Local News Network

We are publishing the full list so readers can see whether the sites target their area.

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Trump and Biden Will Be Muted for Parts of Their Next Debate

In an unusual move meant to avoid interruptions like those that marred the first debate, the organizers said they would turn off each candidate’s audio feed while his rival had the floor.

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1619, Revisited

The loudest criticism of the Times project has been neither productive nor scholarly.

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New York Post Published Hunter Biden Report Amid Newsroom Doubts

Some reporters withheld their bylines and questioned the credibility of an article that made the tabloid’s front page on Wednesday.

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As Local News Dies, a Pay-for-Play Network Rises in Its Place

A nationwide operation of 1,300 local sites publishes coverage that is ordered up by Republican groups and corporate P.R. firms.

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Biden Town Hall Leads Trump in Ratings Battle

Nielsen figures showed Joseph R. Biden Jr. drawing 15.1 million viewers, against 13.5 million for President Trump, a ratings obsessive.

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In Reversal, Twitter Is No Longer Blocking New York Post Article

The latest change underlined how rapidly social media platforms are shifting their positions in the days leading up to the election.

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Eitan Haber, Rabin Aide and Israeli Wordsmith, Dies at 80

Mr. Haber moved between journalism and service to the prime minister whose death he announced to the nation.

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Guard to Face Murder Charge in Shooting at Denver Rally, D.A. Says

The guard, Matthew Dolloff, had been hired as private security by a television station that was covering dueling demonstrations on Saturday.

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Facebook and Twitter Dodge a 2016 Repeat, and Ignite a 2020 Firestorm

The companies have said they would do more to stop misinformation and hacked materials from spreading. This is what that effort looks like.

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As Twitter and Facebook Clamp Down, Republicans Claim ‘Election Interference’

Conservatives said they would subpoena the chief executives of the social networks, which had blocked an unsubstantiated New York Post article.

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NBC Faces Backlash Over Trump Town Hall

Rachel Maddow of MSNBC criticized the decision to air the town hall opposite ABC’s Biden forum tonight. NBC stars and producers also objected as Savannah Guthrie prepared to moderate.

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Hunter Biden Allegation Prompts Pushback from Facebook, Twitter

Joe Biden’s campaign rejected assertions made in a published report that were based on unverified material from Trump allies. Facebook and Twitter found the story dubious enough to limit access to it on their platform.

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The Problem of Free Speech in an Age of Disinformation

How a torrent of propaganda, lies and conspiracy theories has weaponized the First Amendment.

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NBC Says Trump Will Hold Town Hall Meeting Thursday, Competing Against Biden

The candidates were set to debate on Thursday night until President Trump bowed out. Now they will take part in dueling town-hall-style meetings, with Joe Biden taking questions from voters on ABC.

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Petition Targeting Murdoch Swamps Australian Parliament’s Website

More than 200,000 people signed a petition drawn up by a former prime minister calling for an examination of Rupert Murdoch’s media empire in Australia.

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Using Photogrammetry, They Create Stories You Can Walk Through

An immersive 3-D image process lets readers peek inside a California home for gamers, part of a new Times series that showcases visual storytelling techniques.

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As Trump Flouts Safety Protocols, News Outlets Balk at Close Coverage

Newspapers and networks are wary of exposing their staff members to the president and his aides, saying they do not have assurance that basic precautions will be taken to protect reporters’ health.

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An Arrest in Canada Casts a Shadow on a New York Times Star, and The Times

A top editor is now reviewing Rukmini Callimachi’s reporting on terrorism, which turned distant conflicts into accessible stories but drew criticism from colleagues.

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Private Security Guard Held in Fatal Denver Shooting, Officials Say

The guard, Matthew Dolloff, had been hired as private security by a local news station that was covering dueling demonstrations on Saturday.

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As Trump Recovers, He Retreats to a Conservative Media Safe Space

The president is opting for settings where there is virtually no risk he will encounter an uncomfortable question, but in doing so he is missing a chance to talk to a broader range of voters.

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The 1619 Chronicles

Journalism does better when it writes the first rough draft of history, not the last word on it.

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Indian Police Accuse Popular TV Station of Ratings Fraud

Republic TV has torn down critics and bolstered the Indian government. Now it is under a criminal investigation.

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Yelp Says It Will Mark Pages of Businesses Accused of Racist Conduct

The online review company said that it would raise flags when there was “resounding evidence” and that it would link to articles detailing racist reports.

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Facebook and the Group That Planned to Kidnap Gretchen Whitmer

Extremist groups and conspiracy theorists like to connect with each other just like everyone else.

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Jim Dwyer, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist, Dies at 63

Working for New York Newsday, The Daily News and The Times, he covered the human stories of New York in dramatic prose and crusaded against injustice.

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Facebook Widens Ban on Political Ads as Alarm Rises Over Election

Political ads will be banned indefinitely after polls close on Nov. 3 and the company plans new steps to limit misinformation about the results.

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BuzzFeed News Pulls Reporter From White House, Citing Virus Risk

She said she had “obvious concerns about working indoors during an outbreak.” The White House Correspondents’ Association pushed for more information on known infections.

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Take a Social Media Break Until You’ve Voted

Democracy would be better off for it.

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As Coronavirus Invades West Wing, White House Reporters Face Heightened Risks

At least three correspondents have tested positive for the coronavirus, along with the press secretary and two of her deputies.

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Why Fox News Is Still in a Coronavirus Bubble

Humans will do figure eights to make facts suit their fictions. Laura Ingraham and Sean Hannity help the faithful do that.

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At French Open, Separation in Interviews Makes for Some Odd and Lost Exchanges

“I miss you guys,” Grigor Dimitrov said while sitting in an empty room and staring at a checkerboard of faces on video.

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5 People Who Can Help You Strengthen Your Empathy Muscle

Ever wondered how empathetic you are? Consider the advice of these five people who have spent their lives studying, understanding and practicing empathy.

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How to Cover a Sick Old Man

The president is hospitalized and reporters are fighting for basic facts. What should elderly leaders — many of America’s top politicians are over 80 — reveal about their health?

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Following Falsehoods: A Reporter’s Approach on QAnon

Kevin Roose, a Times tech columnist, has watched the baseless conspiracy theory grow from fringe internet subculture to mass movement, carefully calibrating his coverage along the way.

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Russian Journalist Sets Herself on Fire and Dies, Blaming Government

The self-immolation by the journalist, Irina Slavina, 47, a longtime Kremlin critic, came a day after the authorities in her hometown of Nizhny Novgorod had searched her apartment.

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Fox News Stars Potentially Exposed to Coronavirus at Debate

The network is taking precautions after Lachlan Murdoch, Sean Hannity and other key Fox figures attended the debate moderated by Chris Wallace.

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Chris Wallace, Awaiting Virus Test, Tells Fox News Viewers: ‘Wear the Damn Mask’

The anchor, who sat about 12 feet from the president at Tuesday’s debate, also criticized one of Trump’s pandemic advisers.

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After ‘The Salisbury Poisonings,’ Locals Picked Up the Pieces

A new AMC show dramatizes the 2018 poisoning of a former Russian spy in Britain. Even for a reporter who covered the real events, the four episodes contain revelations.

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The Times Starts Review of ‘Caliphate’ Podcast After Hoax Charge

The Canadian authorities arrested a man featured in the podcast and accused him of falsely claiming to have been an ISIS executioner.

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Drudge Report, a Trump Ally in 2016, Isn’t in 2020

A rift between the president and the online news pioneer Matt Drudge is playing out in pithy headlines and needling tweets as the campaign heats up.

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Why Won’t Trump Tell Americans to Wear Masks?

How a simple, effective tool to prevent coronavirus infection turned into a partisan fault line.

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How ‘Rage’ Challenged Bob Woodward

He has covered nine presidents over 50 years, making him perhaps the country’s most enduring chronicler of the Oval Office. His latest is yet another best seller, drawing praise and criticism along the way.

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