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Doha resident cautions against fake news

Doha resident cautions against fake news

“Ever since the blockade of Qatar started, fake news and propaganda have become rampant on social media."

NU-Q forum debates Gulf crisis, fake news

NU-Q forum debates Gulf crisis, fake news

The challenges in covering the Gulf Crisis, the role of social media during the crisis, the issue of fake news as well as the trust in local media were some of the topics discussed on Monday at the Qatar Media Industries Forum on ‘International Media and the Blockade’

'Siege nations using social media to spread fake news'

'Siege nations using social media to spread fake news'

Some of the blockading countries have been extensively using social-media platforms such as Twitter to channel propaganda against Qatar, radio host Obaid Tahir told Qatar Urdu Radio’s live show Haqeeqat.

Facebook tests 'context' button to fight fake news

Facebook tests 'context' button to fight fake news

The new feature will allow users to get context on the source of a news article with a single click without leaving Facebook and its news feed.

Australia has a taxing problem when it comes to ‘ghost’ homes

Australia has a taxing problem when it comes to ‘ghost’ homes

On a wet, midweek evening when most Australians are home cooking dinner, fewer than a third of the lights are on in the apartments in Melbourne’s Docklands. Most shops and restaurants are closed. The only people passing through seem to be on their way elsewhere.

Saudi Arabia spreading fake news to malign Qatar

Saudi Arabia spreading fake news to malign Qatar

Saudi-owned TV station Al Arabiya making 'increasingly absurd fabrications', says WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

Propaganda drive by siege nations reaches abysmal levels

Propaganda drive by siege nations reaches abysmal levels

The propaganda war being run by the blockading countries against Qatar has reached such an abysmal level that Dubai TV has aired a false report claiming anti-government demonstrations took place in Doha.

PHCC launches breastfeeding awareness drive

PHCC launches breastfeeding awareness drive

The Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) has launched a week-long campaign aimed at creating awareness of the health benefits of breastfeeding and providing support for breastfeeding mothers.

Gulf Crisis: 'Fake news' against Qatar played major role

Gulf Crisis: 'Fake news' against Qatar played major role

"Fake news" designed to harm Qatar's relations with the US played a major role in the diplomatic split between the Gulf nation and its neighbours, say both US officials and the Qatari government, according to an NBC News report.

Hackers target Qatar Radio website, plant fake stories

Hackers target Qatar Radio website, plant fake stories

The Qatar Radio's website was hacked on Tuesday, the station announced on its Twitter account. Following the cyber attack at about 5.30 am, the hackers posted some fake news and insulting words on the site.

Trump attacks 'fake news' following Kushner reports

Trump attacks 'fake news' following Kushner reports

US President Donald Trump attacked the news media and dismissed leaks from the White House as ‘fake news’ on Sunday, following reports his son-in-law tried to set up a secret channel of communications ...

Trump says White House leaks on Kushner 'fake news'

Trump says White House leaks on Kushner 'fake news'

US President Donald Trump said on Sunday that many of the leaks from the White House were "fake news," following reports his son-in-law tried to set up a secret channel of communications with Moscow before Trump took office.