Category Archives: Fake news

From fake news to enemy of the people: An anatomy of Trump’s tweets

By Stephanie Sugars of the Committee to Protect Journalists – Since announcing his candidacy in the 2016 presidential elections to the end of his second year in office, U.S. President Donald Trump has sent 1,339 tweets about the media that … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Donald Trump, Fake news, Journalism

When To Trust A Story That Uses Unnamed Sources

By Perry Bacon Jr. of FiveThirtyEight – The various investigations into the Trump administration and its alleged ties to Russia are hard to follow. The allegations are sometimes muddled, the probes are still ongoing, and all sides in the dispute … Continue reading

Posted in Crisis communication, Democracy, Donald Trump, Fake news, FBI, FiveThirtyEight, Geopolitical, government, Internet, Journalism, Politics, Putin, Robert Mueller, Russia, Social Media, Technology, Ukraine, United States, White House

Trump slams Google search as ‘rigged’ — but it’s not

By Hadas Gold in CNN Tech President Trump suggested that Google’s actions could be “illegal” and he said that the situation would be addressed. He did not specify what actions he would take, or say what laws may have been … Continue reading

Posted in Donald Trump, Facebook, Fake news

New internet accounts are Russian ops designed to sway U.S. voters, experts say

By Tim Johnson of the McClatchy Washington Bureau A new Russian influence operation has surfaced that mirrors some of the activity of an internet firm that the FBI says was deeply involved in efforts to sway the 2016 U.S. elections, … Continue reading

Posted in Cyber security, Donald Trump, Fake news, Hacking, Russia

9 Golden Rules for Crisis Management

by Hank Sheinkopf I’ve been a communications strategist for most of my life, and I’ve had a lot of opportunities to handle my clients’ crises through my public relations firm. We’ve successfully controlled catastrophes for celebrities, political officials and candidates, … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Candidates, Controversial, Crisis communication, Elections, Fairness, Fake news, Politcal Consulting, Politics, Thought-Provoking Analysis