Fake News for the Week Ending August 6, 2021

COVID-related disinformation and vaccine hesitancy keep leading the fake news parade. It continues to amaze me that about a third of the people in this country insist on believing random people on social media rather than the legions of doctors, scientists, and other experts who report the facts that the COVID vaccine is both safe … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending August 6, 2021

Fake News for the Week Ending June 18, 2021

If a politician lies, does that automatically make it fake news? Fake news can be disinformation, misinformation, propaganda, hoaxes, and conspiracy theories, as well as lying outright for a particular purpose. But when a politician just comes out and says things that everybody knows isn't true, is that necessary fake news or just the politician … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending June 18, 2021

Fake News for the Week Ending March 26, 2021

Sometimes disseminating fake news has consequences. Read on to learn more... The big news this morning is that Dominion Voting Systems is suing Fox News for $1.6 billion for defamation regarding Fox spreading falsehoods that Dominion used its voting machines to rig the 2020 presidential election. Fox News is often anything but and they need … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending March 26, 2021

Fake News for the Week Ending July 24, 2020

I am tired of all the cries of "hoax" and "fake news" around the very real facts and recommendations from scientists and other experts regarding wearing masks and fighting the COVID-19 coronavirus. My fake news choices this week probably reflect that, to some degree. Let's start with President Donald J. Trump and an interview he … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending July 24, 2020