Fake News for the Week Ending February 25, 2022

Russia has invaded Ukraine and the fog of war is upon us. Wartime is primetime for propaganda, disinformation, and all sorts of fake news, and we're finding plenty of that in the current environment -- and only some of it is coming from the Russians. Russian president, oligarch, and would-be czar Vladimir Putin went on … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending February 25, 2022

Fake News for the Week Ending February 18, 2022

Fake news isn't limited to just the United States, as was quite evident this week. You've no doubt been reading about the so-called "Freedom Convoy" that's disrupting business in Canada. The group of mildly annoyed truckers have been using their trucks to stall traffic and block the bridge between Windsor and Detroit to protest their … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending February 18, 2022

Fake News for the Week Ending February 24, 2022

The U.S. government this week claimed that Russia has elaborate plans for a "false flag" operation designed to justify/initiate an invasion of Ukraine. This operation would involve a fake attack on Russian-speaking residents of Ukraine or against Russia itself and be staged by "crisis actors" accompanied by fabricated video footage full of "graphic scenes of … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending February 24, 2022