As the world’s largest web companies are being pressured to crackdown on websites that produce “fake news,” there are growing concerns that efforts to censor what is deemed to be fake news could have a negative impact on religious news websites and sites that report from a conservative or biblical perspective. The term fake news has been circulated by the media and Hillary Clinton following her defeat to President-elect Donald Trump in the Nov. 8 presidential election, with

many accusing so-called pro-Trump fake news sites of having a decisive impact on the outcome of the election. Just days after the election, Google and Facebook announced that they would take concrete action to cut off fake news websites from their ad networks and revenues. Google said it would ban websites that produce fake news from using its AdSense network, which is a vital source of revenue for many news organizations.  READ MORE