Fake News for the Week Ending February 22, 2019

Here's what's happening in the very real world of fake news this week: POLITICO reports that the Russians are up to the same type of fake news disinformation campaign that they (allegedly) did in 2016, this time targeted at some of the major Democratic presidential candidates -- Senators Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders, and Elizabeth Warren, … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending February 22, 2019

Fake News for the Week Ending February 15, 2019

Here's what's happening in the real world of fake news this week: President Donald Trump and other Republicans are claiming that the Green New Deal proposed by Democrats would mean the end of commercial air travel as we know it. While it's true that some preliminary FAQs about the document (since withdrawn) did include text … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending February 15, 2019

Fake News for the Week Ending February 8, 2019

What happened in fake news this past week? Here are the top stories: Does president Trump believe his own claims of "fake news" against the legitimate media? Washington Post columnist Margaret Sullivan doesn't think so, pointing to Trump's continued courting of the same media he likes to brand as "fake." As she says, "It’s as simple … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending February 8, 2019

Fake News for the Week Ending February 1, 2019

Here are the top fake news stories from the past week: Here's my favorite fake news story of the week. The administration's very own national intelligence chiefs testified before a Senate panel that current global threats are pretty much all in direct opposition to what president Trump has claimed. The following day, Trump tweeted that … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending February 1, 2019