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Trump's popularity takes a plunge—approval rating closes in on all-time low

President Donald Trump had a week defined by tumult—but what else is new? Amid the usual flurry of controversy, his popularity has taken a dip, …

Donald Trump

Dan Gainor: Media won't touch Russian uranium story tied to Hillary, and other epic journalism disasters

It’s been nearly a year since President Trump was elected and the media have been trying to tie him to Russia for most of it. Finally, after 11 months, there’s strong evidence linking Russia to a 2016 presidential candidate. But the candidate is Hillary Clinton.<p>According to The Hill, the FBI, …

Opinion

Donald Trump Continues Feud With Congresswoman On Day Of Funeral | Deadline

President Donald Trump took time out from his morning – on the day of the funeral of slain Sgt. La David Johnson – to continue his feuds with the …

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Trump keeps up attack on 'wacky' congresswoman over Gold Star call

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump on Saturday continued lashing out at the Democratic congresswoman who offered a critical account of his conversation with the widow of a fallen US soldier, calling the congresswoman "wacky."<p>"I hope the Fake News Media keeps talking about Wacky Congresswoman Wilson in …

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Wash Post Columnist: Trump has Beaten the Liberal Media

Interesting.<p><i>The Washington Post’</i>s Philip Bump (full disclosure my former CNN colleague) is one of the first - or maybe so far the only - journalist …

Journalism

Former NPR CEO opens up about liberal media bias

Most reporters and editors are liberal — a now dated Pew Research Center poll found that liberals outnumber conservatives in the media by some 5 to …

NPR

Young subscribers flock to old media

Shunning Trump, the millennial generation does what it once resisted: pay for news.<p>As President Donald Trump wages daily war against the press, millennials are subscribing to legacy news publications in record numbers—and at a growth rate, data suggests, far outpacing any other age group.<p>Since …

Media Industry

The 'Fake Melania' Conspiracy Theory Is Toxic, Cynical Spam

Even when fake news looks like a joke, it can spin out of control.<p><i>Welcome back to Can't Handle the Truth, our Saturday column looking at the past seven days of fake news and hoaxes that have spread thanks to the internet.</i><p>One notion about The Fake News Problem that you'll hear occasionally if you …

Sonoma County

Gretchen Carlson SLAMS Fox News and O’Reilly after latest harassment revelation

It was revealed today from the New York Times that Fox News renewed O’Reilly’s contract after he settled a sexual harassment accusation for $32 …

Conservative View

Trump Continues to Attack a Black Congresswoman on Twitter Even After the White House Was Caught for Lying About Her

President Donald Trump continued his attacks on a black congresswoman who called him out for botching a phone call to a grieving widow of a fallen …

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Donald Trump attacks Hillary Clinton and 'fake news' amid probe into Russian-bought Facebook ads

Donald Trump has gone on yet another Twitter tirade, this time attacking Hillary Clinton and Facebook after claims Russian-bought Facebook adverts …

Elections

A dodgy supplement supposedly ended Sidney Crosby’s career (it didn’t). Want some?

Something’s up with Sidney Crosby, though a collection of dodgy sites can’t quite decide what or why exactly:<p>All of these apparently different URLs …

Sidney Crosby

Never mind fake news... 32‚000 fake doctors uncovered in SA

Six suspected bogus doctors have been arrested in the Johannesburg city centre‚ in connection with health certificates issued to unfit drivers.

Fake News

Journalism in the age of alt-facts and fake news the topic of Banff Centre conference

'Pointing out where the inaccurate facts and the fake news is, is more important than ever'<p>As newsrooms shrink, and fake news sites grow, it's …

Journalism

Experts not confident fake news problem can be fixed: Study

Experts are not confident the fake news problem can be successfully treated, a new study shows.<p>The Pew Research Center and Elon University’s Imagining the Internet Center conducted a survey among 1,116 professionals to determine whether they believe the pervasiveness of misinformation online will …

Business

Far-right German voters more likely to believe fake news, study says

Far-right voters were more likely than others to believe fake news stories in Germany’s general election campaign, according to a study by a …

European News

The Czech Republic's Fake News Problem

In the country’s parliamentary elections this weekend, anti-establishment parties are getting a major boost from web sites trafficking in sensationalizing stories.<p>In Prague, there’s a popular website with a reputation among journalists and politicians for publishing content seemingly aimed at …

Czech Republic

Former FEC Head Proposes ‘Government Regulation’ Of ‘Fake News’

In a paper titled: "Fool Me Once: The Case for Government Regulation of ‘Fake News,’" former Federal Election Commission (FEC) head, Ann M. Ravel, as …

Conservative View

Iran Muslim Who Set California Wildfires Burned American Flag At U.C. Berkeley Protest Is Fake News

An Iran Muslim who was accused of setting the California wildfires seen in a photograph burning the U.S. flag at a U.C. Berkeley protest is fake …

Fake News

Media Ignore Real Democratic Scandals

Why the collective liberal media yawn on the multi-headed Democratic scandals surfacing everywhere except on their pages and airwaves?<p>It's not that …

Hillary Clinton

Trump Jumps Back On Twitter to Complain About ‘Fake News’ and ‘Discredited Dossier’

After shooting off a series of tweets this morning, Trump headed on over to Trump National Golf Club in Virginia. It was his the 74th day he’s spent …

Donald Trump

1 in 5 Teens Bullied Over Politics, Most Concerned About Fake News

Even though teens under 18 aren’t allowed to cast a vote yet, the current political climate still affects them, according to a new survey by the …

Teens

Gunmen kill 13 Niger police in attack near Mali border

Attack happened close to where four US soldiers were killed in ambush on 4 October that highlighted US counter-terrorism mission<p>Gunmen on pick-up trucks and motorcycles coming from Mali killed 13 gendarmes and wounded five more in an attack on their base in western Niger, security sources said on …

News

Chasing Disaster and the Risks of Fast, Furious or Fake News

Fake News

Army sergeant killed in Niger laid to rest

Finally, a day of peace and dignity for this fallen American hero.<p>Loved ones paid their solemn final respects on Saturday to US Army Sgt. La David …

Frederica Wilson

Why the murder of a journalist in Malta sent ripples as far as Canada

Daphne Caruana Galizia's death has implications for investigative journalists around the world<p>Consider what's happened since Maltese journalist …

Journalism

Inquirer Business is Ejap’s ‘Best News Source’ winner

The Philippine Daily Inquirer was again named the best source for business news among the different media organizations represented at the 26th …

Philippines

Trump touts new stock market record

President Trump on Saturday touted the stock market prices that have risen under his administration, while slamming the "fake news" media for failing …

Stock Markets

Trump tweets he’ll allow release of classified JFK shooting files

President Donald Trump took to Twitter Saturday morning to announce that he’ll authorize the release of “classified” information in the assassination …

Donald Trump

Before 'Fake News,' Trump Gloated About His Fake Renoir

He refuses to see phony staring him in the face, says biographer.<p>Long before Donald Trump’s biographer heard him talk incessantly about fake news, he listened to Trump boast about his fake Renoir. Now Chicago’s Art Institute is speaking up to say that Pierre-Auguste Renoir’s “Two Sisters” hangs in …

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