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By Loyd Brumfield
The Dallas Morning News 

Texas educators work to use technology to fight fake news

 


ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Incensed by what he thought was a pedophilia ring headquartered in a Washington, D.C., pizza restaurant, a 28-year-old man opened fire inside Comet Ping Pong Pizza last year, sending employees and customers scrambling for cover.

The Dallas Morning News reports the shooting was real, but the sex ring — supposedly overseen by 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton — was not. Instead, it was propaganda passed off as authentic through social media feeds and right-wing websites.

No one was hurt in the Dec. 4 shooting, and the suspect was sentenced in...



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