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 March 6, 2020

It's time for my weekly blog post, and the fake news is spreading faster than the coronavirus itself. Speaking of which... Fake news about the coronavirus is exploding across social media. Some social media platforms, such as Twitter, are doing little to stem the spread of disinformation. Others, such as Pinterest and WeChat, are actively … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending March 6, 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 April 26, 2019

This was a pretty calm week for fake news, especially compared to the previous week. That's not to say that there wasn't any fake news, just that it wasn't quite as explosive. Here are the headlines: Here's a fake news story from "nbcnews.world," a site impersonating the realĀ  NBC News site. Under the headline "President … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending April 26, 2019