Fake News for the Week Ending October 11, 2019

The blog took last week off so there's lots of catching up to do in the world of fake news news, starting with: It was bound to happen. The Oxford English Dictionary just added an entry for the term "fake news." Other new entries include "slam-dunk," "promposal," and "circle jerk." Here's OED's tweet: A notable entry … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending October 11, 2019

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