Katie Couric decries fake news while being sued for faking it.

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Published on Jul 31, 2017
The Yahoo News anchor said in an interview Thursday she believes the fake news phenomenon is "tearing [America] apart at the seams."

But her critics were quick to chime in and claim Couric has been part of the problem.

Couric was hit with a $12 million lawsuit over her documentary "Under the Gun" in 2016. Pro-gun activists accused Couric of deceptive editing, but the case was dismissed in May.

After the edits garnered widespread attention, Couric took responsibility for the headline-making portions of the film. Couric wrote in a May 2016 message on the film's website that she regrets not raising her initial concerns about the segment "more vigorously."
She also faced a similar accusation for her 2014 documentary "Fed Up."

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