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Michael Oreskes was hired to lead NPR's news and editorial operations in March 2015. Chuck Zoeller/AP hide caption

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NPR's Head Of News Placed On Leave After Past Harassment Allegations Surface

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Anas Modamani speaks to the media Feb. 6 in Wuerzburg, Germany, after a court session about his lawsuit against Facebook. Modamani's suit, regarding the misuse of a selfie he took of himself with German Chancellor Angela Merkel was rejected, but his lawyer Lawyer Chan-Jo Jun, right, says that under a new law a lawsuit might not even have been necessary. Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images hide caption

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With Huge Fines, German Law Pushes Social Networks To Delete Abusive Posts

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Italy Takes Aim At Fake News With New Curriculum For High School Students

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Conservative Media Portray Russia Developments As Unfair Attack On Trump

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Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., (left) and Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., holds a news conference Oct. 19 to introduce legislation designed to increase the transparency of political ads on Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Facebook's Advertising Tools Complicate Efforts To Stop Russian Interference

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Alexa, Are You Safe For My Kids?

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Sonoma County Sheriff Rob Giordano updates the media on evacuation and search-and-rescue efforts on Oct. 11, as wildfires devastate the county. At a more recent news conference, Giordano struck down wildfire-related rumors circulating on social media. Paul Elias/AP hide caption

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Are Social Media Sites Doing Enough To Combat Rumors And False News?

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How Russian Propaganda Spreads On Social Media

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Journalist Mark Halperin Joins List Of Men Accused Of Sexual Harassment

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Twitter Says It Will Ban Ads From Russian News Agencies After Interference In 2016 Election

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Journalist Mark Halperin has denied the allegations of inappropriate touching, but he did apologize for other conduct. Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Showtime hide caption

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Twitter ended its advertising relationship with Russia Today and Sputnik on Thursday based on "the U.S. intelligence community's conclusion that both RT and Sputnik attempted to interfere with the election on behalf of the Russian government." NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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