Facebook’s struggle with Gateway Pundit highlights challenge of containing disinformation

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By Peter Eisler (Reuters) – The Gateway Pundit, a far-right news site, has used its Facebook page – with more than 630,000 followers – to post bogus stories alleging the 2020 election was stolen from former President Donald Trump. Some commenters responded with threats of violence. After Gateway Pundit posted a June story on Facebook that included debunked claims of voter fraud in Arizona, a commenter said the governor and secretary of state should be “fed feet first through a woodchipper.” A story featuring false claims of vote-rigging in Fulton County, Georgia, drew comments on Facebook call…

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