Fake News for the Week Ending July 3, 2020

Happy Independence Day, everybody. Let's declare all of us independent from the onslaught of fake news by examining what's fake and what's real this week. Ad Fontes Media has released an updated version (version 6.0) of its Media Bias Chart. It attempts to place news outlets on a grid according to their liberal/conservative bias and … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending July 3, 2020

Fake News for the Week Ending June 12, 2020

Fake news marches on... Last week police in Buffalo shoved a 75 year-old protester to the ground, knocking him unconscious and sending him to the hospital with serious head injuries. It was all captured on video. A few days later, President Donald J. Trump sent a tweet that suggested, without any evidence whatsoever, that the … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending June 12, 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 July 5, 2019

Happy Independence Day, everybody! Here's the fake news this week: It's starting. We're barely into the 2020 presidential campaign and already the fake garbage is flying. This week it was reported that Patrick Mauldin, a Trump campaign operative, has created a fake Joe Biden website (www.JoeBiden.info) that contains fairly negative coverage of the Democratic presidential … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending July 5, 2019

Fake News for the Week Ending June 14, 2019

Here's what's happening in the world of fake news this week: Responding to reports that his own internal polling shows him trailing Joe Biden and other Democratic presidential candidates, and despite numerous other national polls showing the same results, President Trump called these polls -- his own campaign's polls, remember -- "fake polls." In his … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending June 14, 2019