German Greens’ chancellor candidate Baerbock targeted by fake news

German Greens’ chancellor candidate Baerbock targeted by fake news

With Germany's Green party leading the polls ahead of September's general elections, the ecologists' would-be successor to Angela Merkel has become increasingly targeted by internet trolls and fake news in recent weeks.

Berlin public transport operator pokes fun at coronavirus conspiracy theories

Berlin public transport operator pokes fun at coronavirus conspiracy theories

Satirical tweet about collapse of Merkel’s coalition prompts brief panic

Satirical tweet about collapse of Merkel’s coalition prompts brief panic

Germany’s biggest newspaper under fire for publishing fake Russian email story

Germany’s biggest newspaper under fire for publishing fake Russian email story

Far-right AfD to launch own ‘newsroom’ in order to bypass German media’s ‘fake news’

Far-right AfD to launch own ‘newsroom’ in order to bypass German media’s ‘fake news’

State authorities warn that letter ordering silence on refugee crimes is a fake

State authorities warn that letter ordering silence on refugee crimes is a fake

Facebook condemns Germany’s so-called ‘hate speech’ law

Facebook condemns Germany’s so-called ‘hate speech’ law

‘Achtung! Fake news’: Germany rebuts Sweden travel warning

‘Achtung! Fake news’: Germany rebuts Sweden travel warning

Bild appoints ombudsman to deal with fake news complaints

Bild appoints ombudsman to deal with fake news complaints

German army battles ‘fake news’ of rape reports in Lithuania

German army battles ‘fake news’ of rape reports in Lithuania

Opinion: Germany shouldn’t force social media firms to be arbiters of truth

Opinion: Germany shouldn’t force social media firms to be arbiters of truth

Facebook sued over spread of fake news about Syrian refugee

Facebook sued over spread of fake news about Syrian refugee

No Breitbart, a Muslim mob didn’t set fire to Germany’s oldest church

No Breitbart, a Muslim mob didn’t set fire to Germany’s oldest church

Conservative politicians want ‘fake news’ to be criminal offence

Conservative politicians want ‘fake news’ to be criminal offence

Opinion: Think ‘fake news’ can’t endanger lives in Germany? Think again

Opinion: Think ‘fake news’ can’t endanger lives in Germany? Think again

Merkel: public ‘manipulated’ by fake news and trolls

Merkel: public ‘manipulated’ by fake news and trolls