Fake News for the Week Ending April 19, 2019: Special Mueller Report Edition

I try to keep politics out of my books and this blog, but when it comes to the Trump administration's false claims of "fake news," politics cannot be avoided. President Trump and members of his party and administration continue to insist that reporting they don't like is "fake." And I continue to insist that just … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending April 19, 2019: Special Mueller Report Edition

Fake News for the Week Ending January 19, 2019

Here's what's happened last week in the world of fake news: Activists printed and circulated a fake version of the Washington Post with a headline claiming "UNPRESIDENTED: TRUMP HASTILY DEPARTS WHITE HOUSE, ENDING CRISIS." All fake, Trump has not resigned, and it has nothing to do with the real Washington Post. More here, from NPR. … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending January 19, 2019