Entries by Will Thalheimer

What It’s Like to ONLY Read Fake News

Great article by Simon van Zuylen-Wood on Politico. He decided to only read fake news for a week. The article nicely describes his experience there. One thing he concludes is that getting rid of the commercial fake-news producers won’t stop folks who are conspiracy theorists from spinning real news into fake news.    

Conservatives Start Calling Regular News “Fake News”

Jeremy W. Peters of the New York Times reports that conservatives have begun calling all mainstream news fake news. “Until now, that term had been widely understood to refer to fabricated news accounts that are meant to spread virally online. But conservative cable and radio personalities, top Republicans and even Mr. Trump himself, incredulous about […]