Fake News 2020: The Year in Review

As we come to the end of what many consider the worst year in human history (top ten, maybe, but far from the worst, no matter how it may feel), let's take a moment to review the impact that fake news had on society. Long story short: a lot. Conspiracy theories, misinformation, disinformation, hoaxes, propaganda, … Continue reading Fake News 2020: The Year in Review

Fake News for the Week Ending December 25, 2020

Okay, so this post is a day early, but tomorrow's Christmas! That doesn't stop the onslaught of fake news, however, so here's a brief digest of what happened this week. Have you heard all the misconceptions and conspiracy theories about the COVID-19 vaccine? Like, it was too rushed and can't possibly be safe, or people … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending December 25, 2020

Fake News for the Week Ending December 11, 2020

Propaganda, conspiracy theories. and outright lies about the recent presidential election are spreading like wildfire. In the world in which we live, we call it just another Friday. The number of people in the United States who honestly believe the fakest of fake news, especially about the recent presidential election, depresses me. Why do so … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending December 11, 2020