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Trump is trying to redefine ‘fake news’ — we can’t let him

The Next Web Wednesday, 11 January 2017
President-elect Donald Trump today used his first press conference since the election to blast CNN reporter Jim Acosta and cast more doubt on traditional media outlets. As Acosta attempted to ask a question, Trump quickly shut him down, saying he wouldn’t “give him a question” before calling his outlet “fake news.” Trump shutting down CNN reporter trying to ask a question: "Don’t be rude… you are fake news" pic.twitter.com/O4z3pPYdXp — BuzzFeed News (@BuzzFeedNews) January 11, 2017 Trump’s comments came after both Buzzfeed and CNN published reports yesterday that a British intelligence official had compiled memos indicating Russia had been “cultivating, supporting and…

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