Tag Archives: fake news

“A right-wing media network anchored around Breitbart [has] developed as a distinct and insulated media system”

Right-wing media evolved into a hall of mirrors in 2016, when Breitbart displaced Fox News as the key agenda-setting and attack-leading epicenter of a disinformation-filled, paranoid ecosystem promoting Donald Trump… Read more »

Real News: This is how democracy dies

Trump TV is literally state run propaganda. North Korea would be proud. #MorningJoe — A Russian Spy 🌹🌷 (@LeftwardSwing) August 7, 2017 The Independent Journal Review’s Gary Legum blasted former… Read more »

The difference between “Fake News” and “Message Management”: There is none

WASHINGTON ― During Tuesday’s White House press briefing, a reporter challenged deputy White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders for “inflaming” journalists, after she launched into a tirade against “the… Read more »

Who ya gonna believe? ME?? Or your lying eyes??

“Fake news!” is the bellowed slogan of the moment. The internet, by obliterating traditional barriers to mass dissemination of information, has commodified “truth” like never before, making it easy for… Read more »

Congratulations, America; you’ve made absurdity the new normal

If anyone thinks Trump DIDNT know his son was having a meeting in the same building with the Russians…well, they probably voted for Trump. — Tuck Frump (@LowBrow_Leader) July 12,… Read more »

Donald Trump, Jr.: This is what a traitor looks like

The emails released by Donald Trump, Jr. yesterday don’t leave much to the imagination. Despite the President’s insistence that neither he nor anyone from his campaign colluded with the Russians… Read more »

“[H]e’s the most genuine president and the most non-politician president that we’ve seen in my lifetime”

Note to dumb as a rock WH adviser: Genuine violence is still violence. Genuine bigotry is still bigotry. Genuine sexism is still sexism. https://t.co/LWOwcDB5h8 — Ted Lieu (@tedlieu) July 3,… Read more »