Fake News for the Week Ending July 26, 2019

Lots of real news about fake news this week, so let's get to it: Have you seen the meme being tossed around Facebook that claims "illegal refugees" get three times more money from the "Federal Assistance Program" than do people on Social Security? It's all false, just your typical anti-immigrant fake news spread over social … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending July 26, 2019

Fake News: Special Apollo 11 Anniversary Edition

Fifty years ago today Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to land on and walk on the moon. It was an incredible achievement – although some people to this day refuse to believe that it happened. Apollo 11 conspiracy theorists think that the whole moon landing thing was nothing but fake news, … Continue reading Fake News: Special Apollo 11 Anniversary Edition

Fake News for the Week Ending July 12, 2019

Here's what's real in the world of fake news this week: Remember Seth Rich, the former Democratic National Committee staffer who was found murdered just before the Democratic National Convention in July, 2016? Remember all the crazy conspiracy theories advanced and spread by the right-wing media about how Hillary Clinton had him killed for various … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending July 12, 2019

Fake News for the Week Ending July 5, 2019

Happy Independence Day, everybody! Here's the fake news this week: It's starting. We're barely into the 2020 presidential campaign and already the fake garbage is flying. This week it was reported that Patrick Mauldin, a Trump campaign operative, has created a fake Joe Biden website (www.JoeBiden.info) that contains fairly negative coverage of the Democratic presidential … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending July 5, 2019