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Why Did Facebook Give the Right-Wing 'Weekly Standard' Fact-Checking Duties?

The magazine dubbed "serial misinformer" becomes the first explicitly partisan organization to aid in the task, fueling concerns over right-wing influence over the site. A conservative news organization has been approved to partner with Facebook to fact-check false news, drawing criticisms that the social media company is caving to rightwing pressures and collaborating with a publication that has previously spread propaganda.
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