East StratCom disinformation claim:

Reuters pulled the plug on the final moments of broadcast coverage of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s appearance at a black church, because he was receiving applause from black Americans.

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Period/date: 6. September 2016

Debunk claim:

It was not Reuters, it was CBS News. It was not because of the applause, it was because of the schedule that was set by Trump’s campaign: http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-trump-video-idUSKCN11C019

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by European Values think-tank in Disinformation Review issue 39. The item is located at row number 38 in the report.

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