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Snopes Conveniently Silent On WaPost’s Fake Story About Russia Hacking US Power Grid

(ANALYSIS) — Snopes, one of the new arbiters of Fake News for Facebook, has been utterly remiss in its fact-checking duties by failing to report the false allegation The Russians hacked into Vermont’s power grid — perhaps because the original claim appeared in the Washington Post. But for whatever reason, Snopes — whose CEO David…

The Washington Post’s New ‘Fake News’ On Russian ‘Hack’

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) has been hacked – cue a national American trauma, allegations of dirty tricks, fears that democracy has been subverted, all leading to what the next U.S. president would call “our long national nightmare.” Instead, I am dipping back into history – the old Watergate scandal – when Richard Nixon’s “plumbers”…

Washington Post Names Drudge, Zero Hedge, Ron Paul As Anti-Clinton “Sophisticated Russian Propaganda “

The desperate flailing of a mainstream-media struggling through the five stages of grief continues as no lesser unbiased foundation of the fourth estate than The Washington Post pushes ahead with its "fake news, blame the Russians" narrative for why their candidate failed so miserably. Citing "two teams of independent researchers" (who surely have a substantial…

Washington Post Spends Thanksgiving Lamenting Over Fake News and the Russian Scare

Craig Timberg from Washington Post must be bored this Thanksgiving, spending his time concocting a rich and imaginative tale of fake news websites swaying the billion dollar Clinton campaign from no brainer win to a horrible loss. Here we are, once again, with the faux claims out of Washpo — spreading their own ironic fake news…