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After Being Accused Of Sexual Harassment By A Conservative, Hannity Blames ‘Liberal Fascists’ | Crooks and Liars

Memo to Sean Hannity: The Fox News employees pushed out of Fox News were sexually-assaulting conservatives, accused by conservatives and eventually ousted by conservative Rupert Murdoch. Source: After Being Accused Of Sexual Harassment By A Conservative, Hannity Blames ‘Liberal Fascists’ … Continue reading

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Muslim MP Anne Aly falsely accused of refusing to lay wreath on Anzac Day

Australia’s first female Muslim federal MP Anne Aly has fallen victim to fake news after an unsubstantiated story about her “refusal” to lay a wreath on Anzac Day appeared on a Facebook post. Source: Muslim MP Anne Aly falsely accused … Continue reading

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Fox Business Host Allows Industry CEO To Continue Denying The Real Reason For Coal’s Decline

Fox Business host Stuart Varney allowed a coal mining company CEO who previously said President Donald Trump couldn’t bring back coal jobs to walk back those comments, while Varney himself pushed the myth that environmental protections are to blame for … Continue reading

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Fox News said Donald Trump spent the weekend ‘working at the White House.’ He was at his golf club

The alert from Fox News went out at 5.30pm Sunday. It wasn’t long until it was proven untrue. Source: Fox News said Donald Trump spent the weekend ‘working at the White House.’ He was at his golf club

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Breitbart Is Tagging Articles With A Bigoted “Alt-Right” Meme That Attacks Swedish Multiculturalism | Andrew Bolt in Australia reblogs them and calls it work it’s a global loop

Breitbart’s xenophobic “Sweden YES” tag is a dog whistle to the “alt-right,” and the misleading articles marked with the label serve as the foundation for the outlet’s anti-immigrant campaign in both Europe and the United States.In a March 17 interview with NBC News, … Continue reading

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Wait, Now Fox ‘Cannot Confirm’ What Napolitano Said ON AIR? | Crooks and Liars

Fox News’ Shepard Smith opened his program with a strong rebuke from Fox News on Judge Napolitano’s claims. Because nobody at Fox wants Trump calling them Fake News! Source: Wait, Now Fox ‘Cannot Confirm’ What Napolitano Said ON AIR? | … Continue reading

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Bill O’Reilly just hosted a fake Swedish ‘advisor’ to scaremonger about refugees

Bill O’Reilly, one of Fox News’ main personalities, just deliberately misled millions of viewers. Source: Bill O’Reilly just hosted a fake Swedish ‘advisor’ to scaremonger about refugees

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Should Bannon Resign? He and Milo Fake-Newsed Hillary as Pedophile

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | – – The interview that emerged on the internet of practicing Catholic Milo … Source: Should Bannon Resign? He and Milo Fake-Newsed Hillary as Pedophile

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Every Time Trump Says ‘FAKE NEWS!’ — This Is What It Means – US Uncut

Let’s hope people aren’t dumb enough to fall for it. Source: Every Time Trump Says ‘FAKE NEWS!’ — This Is What It Means – US Uncut

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Trump and Netanyahu: A shared art of exploiting terrorism | +972 Magazine

Trump is using the same framework for understanding terrorism to justify his Muslim ban and immigration policy that Netanyahu and Israel have exploited to justify half a century of occupation. By Naomi Dann Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will visit … Continue reading

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Fox News just admitted its segment on food stamp fraud was fake news

After getting thoroughly debunked, Fox News has finally taken back a fake news report claiming widespread fraud among food stamp users. Source: Fox News just admitted its segment on food stamp fraud was fake news

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Taking A Cue From Conservative Media, Trump Consistently Misuses The Term “Fake News”

Conservative media and President Donald Trump have repeatedly misappropriated the term “fake news” to attack journalists and news organizations that publish stories Trump views to be unfavorable to him and his administration. Despite the accusations leveled against these news outlets, … Continue reading

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Situation Room Converted Into Twitter Room – The Shovel

Source: Situation Room Converted Into Twitter Room – The Shovel

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Donald Trump: Five Australian incidents in White House list of under-reported ‘terrorist attacks’ – Donald Trump’s America – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

The White House sends journalists a list of terror attacks it believes did not receive adequate attention from Western media — including five incidents in Australia, one of which was determined to be a murder case. That list is an … Continue reading

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This is your brain on fake news: what’s behind the human willingness to swallow “alternative facts” – Salon.com

Obvious BS should set off our internal scam detectors, but it turns out the human brain has a workaround for that Source: This is your brain on fake news: what’s behind the human willingness to swallow “alternative facts” – Salon.com

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The Right Is Building A New Media “Upside Down” To Tell Trump’s Story – BuzzFeed News

Armed with its own set of facts, the right has created a parallel media universe that’s risen all the way with Trump to the White House. Source: The Right Is Building A New Media “Upside Down” To Tell Trump’s Story … Continue reading

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Battlelines are now drawn in the war against transparency and truth

Alan Austin has a few tactics to help us win the oncoming war against #fakenews and #posttruth. Source: Battlelines are now drawn in the war against transparency and truth

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Meet The Mysterious, Facebook-Verified Page Pushing Fake News To Nearly 5 Million Followers

The verified Facebook page for American News (also known as The Patriot Review), with its more than 4.7 million followers, is perhaps the largest page regularly pushing fake news on the social media platform and is emblematic of the problem … Continue reading

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10 Ways the CIA ‘Russian Hacking’ Story is Left-Wing ‘Fake News’

Breitbart goes big Despite left-wing “fake news,” there is no evidence from the CIA investigation that Russian hackers actually distorted the voting process. Source: 10 Ways the CIA ‘Russian Hacking’ Story is Left-Wing ‘Fake News’

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Fake News 2016 Video

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Jewish Family Flees County After Fox News Falsely Blames Them For Canceling Christmas Play

A Jewish family had to flee a Pennsylvania county after Fox News and Breitbart reported untrue stories that they had shut down a school Christmas play. Centerville Elementary School in Lancaster, Pennsylvania canceled their annual production of Charles Dickens’ A … Continue reading

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Liberal Accuses ABC of “False News” On Adani While Christensen Causes The Liberals Damage By Threatening To Stay | India where Corporate Tax Evasion is the norm.

Earlier this morning I heard a rather strange interview with ACL head, Lyle Shelton, where he was suggesting that the police announcement that the explosion outside the Australian Christian Lobby office wasn’t motivated by politics or religion was “just a … Continue reading

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Chris Hedges: ‘Fake News’ in America: Homegrown, and Far From New – Chris Hedges – Truthdig

For decades, the media have been dominated by manufactured reports. This skillful manipulation of information erased the lines between fact and opinion and gave rise to the demagogue who will sit in the Oval Office. Source: Chris Hedges: ‘Fake News’ … Continue reading

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Day to Day Politics: Who gives a shit? Not Tony. – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Saturday 17 December 2016 1 Tony Abbott must be having the greatest dummy spit of all time. Now he is on about employment, or should I say the illusion that there are so many jobs that people are choosing to … Continue reading

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Why do we fall for fake news? | Informed Comment

By S. Shyam Sundar | (The Conversation) | – – In recent weeks, the amount of online fake news that … Source: Why do we fall for fake news? | Informed Comment

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Right-Wing Media Are Using The Term “Fake News” To Attack Credible News Sources

Some right-wing media figures and outlets are attempting to twist and confuse the term “fake news” — a specific phenomenon in which information is clearly and demonstrably fabricated, then packaged and distributed to appear as a legitimate source of news … Continue reading

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Fake news is modern propaganda: In the Trump era, history repeats itself not as farce but as clickbait – Salon.com

It is propaganda from sources outside and inside America, why do we call it fake news? Source: Fake news is modern propaganda: In the Trump era, history repeats itself not as farce but as clickbait – Salon.com

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Mark Zuckerburg – Dead At 32 – Denies Facebook Has Problem With Fake News – The Shovel

Source: Mark Zuckerburg – Dead At 32 – Denies Facebook Has Problem With Fake News – The Shovel

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