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May 2017
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Another post-election hate crime turns out to be fake

John Sexton May 05, 2017 5:21 PM

“I wanted to give local people a reason to fight for good, even if it was a false flag.”

Apr 2017
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Facebook: Reach of 2016 ‘information operations’ was very small

John Sexton Apr 27, 2017 9:21 PM

“…the reach of known operations during the US election of 2016 was statistically very small compared to overall engagement on political issues.”

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Facebook: Hey, let’s adopt the top-down paternalistic model of customer service!

Ed Morrissey Apr 25, 2017 4:31 PM

“We definitely don’t want to be the arbiter of the truth.”

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That “First DREAMer Deported” story turned out to be fake news

Jazz Shaw Apr 19, 2017 12:01 PM

A perfectly good viral news headline shot to heck

Mar 2017
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Avert your eyes: AP reporter says sensational WaPo claim on Tillerson “not true”

Ed Morrissey Mar 31, 2017 10:01 AM

“Because I know people who didn’t start in 2009.”

Feb 2017
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Biased press is free press

Taylor Millard Feb 26, 2017 5:01 PM

It’s always been biased in some way, shape, or form.

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Assad: Yeah, there “definitely” are some terrorists in the refugee stream

Ed Morrissey Feb 10, 2017 2:41 PM

“You don’t need significant number[s] to commit atrocities.”

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Chris Cuomo: The term “fake news” is like the “N-word” for journalists

Allahpundit Feb 09, 2017 7:21 PM

“It’s like an ethnic disparagement.”

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Robert Reich: “Rumors” that Berkeley riots were a right-wing false flag, or something

Ed Morrissey Feb 03, 2017 10:41 AM

“There’s rumors that they actually were right-wingers.”

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Study: ‘Fake news’ did not change the result of the election

John Sexton Feb 02, 2017 8:01 PM

“…even the most widely circulated fake news stories were seen by only a small fraction of Americans.”

Jan 2017
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“Fake news” alert: NYT narrative on Perry blows up

Ed Morrissey Jan 19, 2017 12:01 PM

Gatekeepers.

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Facebook will try stomping out fake news in the German elections this year

Jazz Shaw Jan 15, 2017 6:31 PM

What could possibly go wrong?

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Trump shuts down CNN at presser: “You are fake news”

Ed Morrissey Jan 11, 2017 2:01 PM

“We’re in the business of sussing out what is true and what is false.”

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WaPo update: About that Russian hack into the power grid …

Ed Morrissey Jan 03, 2017 8:41 AM

Never mind!

Dec 2016
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Did “fake news” almost start a nuclear war on Christmas Eve? Well… no

Jazz Shaw Dec 26, 2016 12:01 PM

Some of you really should stay off the internet for your own well being

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Cotton: Obama admin shot down my proposal to fight Russian propaganda

Ed Morrissey Dec 22, 2016 1:01 PM

Some Senate Dems balking at select committee?

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#FakeNews alert: Bloomberg’s gun group’s claims about school shootings are rather… fanciful

Jazz Shaw Dec 20, 2016 10:41 AM

You probably didn’t know that a liquor store qualifies as “a school”

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Goldberg: Fake news is a long tradition from the mainstream media

Ed Morrissey Dec 17, 2016 11:31 AM

Whittle: “Maybe this is all a way to get conservative news sources to shut up.”

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Facebook will add warning labels to ‘fake news’

John Sexton Dec 15, 2016 4:01 PM

Echo chamber 2.0

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Conway to Dems: Most fake news I ever heard was Trump couldn’t win

Ed Morrissey Dec 09, 2016 2:41 PM

Let’s hear more lectures from Harry Reid, Brian Williams, and Newsweek on “fake news.”

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Fake news update: Newsweek never read their own “Madam President” issue

Jazz Shaw Dec 04, 2016 9:31 AM

Outsourcing is getting out of hand

Nov 2016
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Forget fake news. Amazon is fighting fake reviews

Jazz Shaw Nov 28, 2016 5:41 PM

This policy gets zero stars