Fake News for the Week Ending January 28, 2022

What does Neil Young have to do with fake news? Read on to find out. Famous musician Neil Young made an ultimatum to streaming music service Spotify this week: get rid of podcaster Joe Rogan or remove Young's music from the service. Rogan, a former actor and reality show host, is known for his controversial … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending January 28, 2022

Fake News for the Week Ending January 21, 2022

Lots of little tidbits regarding fake news this week. They all add up. Who is most likely to spread fake news? Is it the conservatives? Trump supporters? The poorly educated? Just-published research dismisses some of these usual suspects, finding that conservatives and Trump supporters in general are not necessarily fake news spreaders. Instead, the people … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending January 21, 2022

Fake News for the Week Ending January 7, 2022

A year ago this week supporters of disgraced former president Donald J. Trump stormed the Capitol Building in what was clearly an attempt to overthrow Congress and overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election. This Insurrection was fueled by a belief in what has become known as the Big Lie, that Trump didn't lose … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending January 7, 2022