Tag Archives: fake news

Comey Used Buzzfeed’s Fake Dossier To Build His Trump, Russia Collusion Case By
It now appears that we are entering a phase where the entire Russiagate fake news is collapsing unto itself, with little fanfare and media attention…given that North Korea and Trump’s war presidency has placated the liberal left...
Germany To Fine Facebook Up To $50 Million Euros For “Fakes News” Posts By
BERLIN  — Germany’s Cabinet on Wednesday approved a new bill that punishes social networking sites if they fail to swiftly remove illegal content such as hate speech or defamatory fake news. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Cabinet agreed on rules that would impose...
The Duran’s Alexander Mercouris On “Fake News,” Russia Allegations And Change In Europe By
GREECE — “Fake news” is a phrase that has quickly become a mainstay in the contemporary political and journalistic lexicon. Claims of “fake news” reporting have been levied against sites as varied as MintPress News and TheDuran.com, while mainstream media...
Germany’s Justice Minister Proposes Fines For Online Hate Speech, Fake News By
BERLIN — Germany’s justice minister is proposing fines of up to 50 million euros ($53 million) for social networking sites that fail to swiftly remove illegal content, such as hate speech or defamatory “fake news.” The plan announced Tuesday marks a...
The Mainstream Media’s ‘Victimhood’ Complex By
It’s heartwarming that The New York Times and The Washington Post are troubled that President Trump is loosely throwing around accusations of “fake news.” It’s nice and that they now realize that truth does not reliably come from the mouth of every senior government...
The Future Of Fake News? By
Last year, an anonymously-produced map started to make its way around German social media. It claimed to show viewers the spread of “refugee and migrant crime” throughout Germany. Unlike some of the lurid tales of migrant depravity that have circulated in Germany in...
The Duran’s Alex Christoforou: Treating Russia As The ‘Bogeyman’ Has Failed By
ATHENS — So-called “fake news” has been in the news in recent months, and this debate over what is and what isn’t legitimate news reflects the political divisiveness that is increasingly prevalent in the United States and in Europe. Like MintPress News, another...
BuzzFeed Hires Former Hillary Clinton Campaign Spokesperson By
Matt Mittenthal, a former spokesman for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, was recently hired by BuzzFeed for a communications position for the news section of the website. Prior to his work on Clinton’s campaign, Mittenthal worked as a press secretary...
The Washington Post’s Latest Folly Is ‘Weaponized Journalism’ By
(EDITORIAL) — Defying any sense of journalistic integrity and loyalty to the truth, the Washington Post did it again — publishing Fake News for clicks — which had the desired effect of worldwide outrage to suit a tightly-defined political agenda. This latest astounding...
‘Fake News’ Isn’t New: Dissecting Two Decades Of War Propaganda By
MINNEAPOLIS — The “fog of war” erupts in the confusion caused by the chaos of war. And in the media, it’s an intentional phenomenon that makes it difficult to separate fact from fiction. While the battles over war narratives evolve, they all have a common goal:...