Berlin plans ‘center of defense against fake news’ ahead of elections – RT News – Be Sure to Include Mainstream Media In Your Fake News – Greg Ericson

The German government is seeking to create a center of defense against disinformation ahead of next year’s elections, in the wake of ongoing “fake news” and “Russian hackers” hysteria generated during the election cycle in the United States. The Federal Press Office in the Chancellery, which has a staff of over 500 professionals, will take the leading role in establishing the fake news defense center, Der Spiegel reported quoting a note from an anonymous Interior Ministry staff member.

Source: Berlin plans ‘center of defense against fake news’ ahead of elections – report — RT News

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