After 2016 Election, US Poised to Fight Fake News - in Kenya

Just ahead of Kenya's disputed 2017 election, video clips started spreading on social media of a slick-looking CNN broadcast asserting that President Uhuru Kenyatta had pulled far ahead in the polls. But the CNN broadcast was fake, splicing together real coverage from CNN Philippines with other footage with the network's iconic red logo superimposed in the corner. It happened with a BBC video, too, and with a photo purportedly of Kenyan security forces killing protesters that was actually...

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