fake news

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Researchers around the world are realizing how easy it is for criminals to manipulate voices and videos to make people look and sound like they are saying things that they didn't really say.

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Note: This segment originally aired on March 14, 2017.

Since he's been in office, President Trump has continued his running battle with reporters and increased his allegations that media outlets are generating fake news. He reiterated his accusations during his recent trip to Europe for the G-20 Summit.

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The Republican party divides over the senate's version of a healthcare bill, the White House bans cameras and recording devices from press briefings, Democrats go 0 - 4 in special congressional elections, which is causing division in their party, and President Trump continues his claims about fake news.

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In a time of steadily-rising concern over fake news and alternative facts, it seems many Americans can't agree on what statements and reports represent reality anymore.