Fake News

Liberal Mayors, Racial Politics, and Fake News

John C. Goodman, There are three things you need to know about the unrest associated with the killing of George Floyd. First, almost all major cities these days are… Read Article Liberal Mayors, Racial Politics, and Fake News

Fake News Is the Greatest Threat to a Free Press

Michael Glassner, A free and trustworthy press is vital to a functioning democracy. Media outlets that publish egregious falsehoods do a grave disservice to the American people, and the… Read Article Fake News Is the Greatest Threat to a Free Press

Do the Media Hate Trump More Than They Hate the Virus?

John C. Goodman, In a critical health crisis like the one we are experiencing, no single activity is more important than the role of the news media. People… Read Article Do the Media Hate Trump More Than They Hate the Virus?

Players in China’s coronavirus propaganda war with US

While the world struggles to cope with the spike in the number of people infected with the coronavirus, China’s ruling Communist Party has turned to its massive propaganda machine to rebrand itself… Read Article Players in China’s coronavirus propaganda war with US

Debunking yet more false coronavirus content

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely… Read Article Debunking yet more false coronavirus content

The Media Is Even More Garbage Than Usual

Kurt Schlichter, It’s like the moronic mandarins of the mainstream media – luminaries like Honest Dan Rather, Brian “Badass Like Buttigieg” Williams, and Zombie Cronkite – got together… Read Article The Media Is Even More Garbage Than Usual

Bankrupt McClatchy newspaper chain specializes in fake news, political bias.

Lloyd Billingsley, Media Bankruptcy Back Stories. Last week, the McClatchy Co. filed for bankruptcy, as Kevin G. Hall explained in the chain’s flagship Sacramento Bee, “a move that will end family… Read Article Bankrupt McClatchy newspaper chain specializes in fake news, political bias.

Cyborgs, trolls and bots: A guide to online misinformation

DAVID KLEPPER, Cyborgs, trolls and bots can fill the internet with lies and half-truths. Understanding them is key to learning how misinformation spreads online. As the 2016 election… Read Article Cyborgs, trolls and bots: A guide to online misinformation

False Analogies: The Heart of Fake Foreign Policy News

Bruce Thornton, Under Trump, we’re starting to see the jihadist terror for what it really is. The false analogy fallacy occurs when superficial similarities between events being compared… Read Article False Analogies: The Heart of Fake Foreign Policy News

New York Times Embarrasses Itself Again – On Iran-9/11 Ties

Kenneth R. Timmerman, No wonder the president calls them “fake news.” The sloppy New York Times is once-again embarrassing itself. In a prominent “fact-check” piece appearing on Friday, cub reporter… Read Article New York Times Embarrasses Itself Again – On Iran-9/11 Ties