Category Archives: Fake news

3 patterns of dishonesty to look out for in Trump’s remarks

These trademark patterns of President Trump’s misleading statements were on display as the United States responded to the coronavirus pandemic. Continue…

Posted in 2020 election, Controversial, Coronavirus, Donald Trump, Fake news

Watching the Probable Demise of Trump in Real Time

Jonathan Chait in Political Wire – President Trump’s political career has consisted of a series of self-generated crises that he has improbably survived, from insinuating that John McCain was a coward for having been captured during the war that Trump … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Controversial, Donald Trump, Economics, Elections, Fake news, Federal budget, government, Impeachment, James Comey, Thought-Provoking Analysis

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

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