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Facebook defends move to let users determine which media is credible

Facebook VP Elliot Schrage, speaking at DLD 18 in Munich
Facebook VP Elliot Schrage, speaking at DLD 18 in Munich. (Photo: Ina Fried / Axios)

Facebook's top policy executive said Sunday that the company's move to let users decide which media is credible is a better option than Facebook itself deciding or turning it over to a panel of experts.

Why it matters: Facebook has been under fire for its role in the propagation of fake news and propaganda.