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Facebook teams with rightwing Daily Caller in factchecking program

April 18, 2019 at 02:15AM

Site co-founded by Fox News host Tucker Carlson has promoted misinformation and is known for pro-Trump content

Facebook’s controversial factchecking program is partnering with the Daily Caller, a rightwing website that has pushed misinformation and is known for pro-Trump content.

The social network said Wednesday it had added CheckYourFact.com, which is part of the Daily Caller, as one of its US media partners in an initiative that has faced growing backlash from journalists and internal problems.

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