Apple CEO Tim Cook called for technology companies to filter out “fake news” during an interview with Good Morning Britain on Friday. “You have to give the consumer tools to help with this,” said Cook. “We’ve got to filter out part of it before it ever gets there without losing the great openness of the internet.”

“This is one of today’s chief problems,” he continued. “It is not something that has a simple solution.” “Fake news” has often been used as a term to describe independent or alternative news sources, particularly those with a conservative or libertarian view-point.  READ MORE