Fake News for the Week Ending March 27, 2020

It's all coronavirus all the time in the world of fake news this week. What do the coronavirus experts do when the virus deniers claim their models are hoaxes? It certainly makes their lives more difficult -- and makes surviving the COVID-19 pandemic riskier for the rest of us. The Washington Post has the story. … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending March 27, 2020

Fake News for the Week Ending March 13, 2020

The world of fake news does not stop just because every group activity in the country has. Thank you, coronavirus -- let's all socially distance ourselves and read about the fake news happening this week. A meme has been floating around Facebook claiming that a vaccine for coronavirus in cattle has been available for years … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending March 13, 2020

Fake News for the Week Ending January 17, 2020

What's happening? Well... There's a new meme circulating on Facebook that claims that illegals are crossing back into Mexico because President Trump made illegals eligible for the World War 3 draft. A few things are wrong with this. First, there is no draft. Second, Trump didn't and can't make illegal immigrants eligible for anything. Third, … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending January 17, 2020

Fake News for the Week Ending November 15, 2019

Fake news news this week includes: A Snopes investigation reveals that a web of fake profiles and groups is building a "pro-Trump empire" on Facebook. Fascinating and scary stuff. Also from Snopes: no, that offer you saw on Facebook about a free 24-pack of Bud Light isn't true. Just more fake news, sorry, totally debunked. … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending November 15, 2019

Fake News for the Week Ending October 25, 2019

Let's get right to it: President Donald J. Trump apparently pressured Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to appear on American television and act out a fake news script prepared by Trump's aides. We're not making this up, folks. (Although Trump and his staff apparently are.) The Intercept has the scoop, based on closed-toor testimony by former U.S. ambassador … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending October 25, 2019