Fake News for the Week Ending January 3, 2020

Happy New Year! Here's all the new fake news for the start of the new year: Chief Justice John Roberts, in his annual year-end address, warns about the dangers of fake news: "In our age, when social media can instantly spread rumor and false information on a grand scale, the public’s need to understand our … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending January 3, 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