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6 Dec 4:07pm

Conservative Weekly Standard to aid in Facebook fact-checks, prompting outcry

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Magazine dubbed ‘serial misinformer’ becomes first explicitly partisan organization to aid in task, fueling concerns over rightwing influence at site A conservative news organization has been approved to partner with Facebook to fact-check false news, drawing criticisms that the social media company is caving to rightwing pressures and collaborating with a publication that has previously spread propaganda. The Weekly Standard, a conservative opinion magazine, said it is joining a fact-checking initiative that Facebook
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