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DPM Tharman appears in fake news used by two bitcoin investment websites that are trying to get your bank account and credit card details

Tharman himself has said dabbling in crypto could result in people losing everything they own.

Malaysia opposition blocks repeal of fake news law in challenge to Mahathir

Malaysia was among the first few countries to introduce an anti-fake news law.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos at the Economic Club of Washington DC's "Milestone Celebration Dinner."

‘It’s really dangerous to demonize the media’: Jeff Bezos criticizes Trump for calling the press the ‘enemy of the people̵...

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos criticised President Trump's antagonistic approach to the media on Thursday, saying it is "really dangerous to demonize the media" as it erodes democracy. Bezos said that elected officials have to get used and even welcome the fact that they are subject to media scrutiny.
Former President Barack Obama criticized President Donald Trump's treatment of the media during a speech on Friday.

Obama swipes Trump for calling the media ‘enemies of the people’: ‘I complained plenty about Fox News, but you never heard me threat...

Former President Barack Obama compared his treatment of the media to his successor's, arguing during a Friday speech that while he griped "plenty" about conservative media during his time in the White House, he never advocated for their silencing.
President Donald Trump speaks following a meeting on infrastructure at Trump Tower, August 15, 2017 in New York City.

Trump vaguely threatens NBC’s license, wading into a fight between the network and a reporter who helped break the Harvey Weinstein scandal

President Donald Trump waded into a public debate between NBC News and reporter Ronan Farrow on Tuesday, attacking the network for reportedly refusing to publish Farrow's bombshell investigation into sexual assault accusations made against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein last year.

Malaysian parliament throws out law against fake news

Parliament debated a motion to repeal the law for about three hours before passing it by a simple voice vote.

A majority of Republicans say the news media is the ‘enemy of the people’

"The media, so frequently excoriated by the White House, is not considered an enemy of the people," said assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Poll Tim Malloy. "Far from it."

Turkey is blaming social media and ‘fabricated news’ for the collapse of its currency

The country's financial regulator is seeking prison sentences of up to five years for those who spread 'erroneous and fabricated news and statements' to influence markets.

Chee Soon Juan discredits the contents of an election manifesto allegedly written by a coalition made up of opposition parties in Singapore

Some of the contents of the manifesto included that GST was to be abolished and that free food items were to be given to needy families.

A 70-year-old grandmother who spends 14 hours a day tweeting hundreds of messages in support of Donald Trump was reportedly flagged as a bot

An account that's been repeatedly flagged on Twitter belongs to Nina Tomasieski, a 70-year-old grandmother who tweets as many as 1,000 times a day in support of President Donald Trump,