Fake News for the Week Ending December 27, 2019

You'd think fake news would take a break over the holidays, but you'd be wrong. Looks like Santa left a lot of fake news presents under our fake news tree this year, including: No, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was not was not led out of her office in handcuffs during an FBI raid. It's just … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending December 27, 2019

Fake News for the Week Ending December 20, 2019

Merry Christmas everybody, we have a ton of fake news to fill your stockings this week. Let's get started: We tend to focus on the fake news that's spread via social media, but more often fake news, disinformation, propaganda and the like are spread person-to-person. Witness the bombshell report from┬áThe Washington Post that relates how … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending December 20, 2019

Fake News for the Week Ending December 13, 2019

Here's the real news about fake news this week: Donald Trump has done a lot of questionable things in his three years as president, but he did not pardon Charles Manson, despite what alleged Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson thinks. Snopes does the debunking. Deepfake videos are a problem not just for politicians but also … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending December 13, 2019

Special Edition: Inspector General’s Report

We are now living a post-truth world, where the facts apparently differ depending on what side you're on. Witness yesterday's release of the Inspector General's report about the beginnings of the Russian investigation. Most legal authorities and mainstream news outlets saw the facts as the BBC saw them, and as the report clearly stated, that … Continue reading Special Edition: Inspector General’s Report