Category: Media

Submitted by Chelsea Schilling via WND.com, Merrimack College assistant professor Melissa Zimdars, author of the “fake news” list circulated online (Photo: Twitter) The mainstream media are going wild circulating a viral list of so-called “fake news” websites – and the list includes established news sites like WND, Zero Hedge, Breitbart, Red State, the Daily Wire…

Days after Twitter unleashed a purge of so-called “alt-right” accounts, deleting users without explanation, many speculated that this would lead to an angry backlash in which conservative pundits using Twitter would voluntarily leave the struggling social network in protest over Twitter’s suddenly rampant, and dubious, censorship. Overnight, this was confirmed when actor and prominent conservative…

Via The Daily Bell  Barack Obama on fake news: ‘We have problems’ if we can’t tell the difference The US president denounced the spate of misinformation across social media platforms, including Facebook, suggesting American politics can be affected. -Guardian Is fake news the new “conspiracy theory.” We’ve read that it may be, and it seems likely…

Submitted by Josie Wales via TheAntiMedia.org, In an attempt to rationalize the fact that Donald Trump has been elected as the next president of the United States, a growing movement is lashing out against “fake news sites,” even labeling them responsible for the election results. Earlier this week, a document “False, Misleading, Clickbait-y, and/or Satirical ‘News’…