CA: ‘Moonbeam’ Vetoes Democrats’ Bill to Create State ‘Fake News’ Board

Breitbart CA: California Governor Jerry Brown vetoed a bill Thursday, SB 1424, that would have created a state advisory group to study the problem of “fake news” and make recommendations for intervening in social media to deal with it.

As Breitbart News reported in April, the original bill was far more aggressive: “The bill, filed quietly in late February as SB 1424, requires all California-based websites to develop a plan to fight ‘fake news,’ to use ‘fact-checkers,’ and to warn readers — including via social media — of ‘false information.’”

The final version was significantly watered down. Still, Brown vetoed it as “unnecessary,” in a statement reported by CBS Sacramento: more

5 Comments on CA: ‘Moonbeam’ Vetoes Democrats’ Bill to Create State ‘Fake News’ Board

  1. Well yea he had to cancel.
    1st thing the board would find
    is that CNN CBS NBC MSLSDNBC are
    fake news and we can’t have that!
    Jerry would be in deep trouble with
    his handlers.

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