The History of Fake News in the United States

Fake news isn’t suddenly ruining America, but putting government in charge of deciding what news is fake will.

In the wake of President Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 election, numerous media outlets ran stories claiming that many websites had published false stories that helped Trump beat Hillary Clinton.

Since then Left-leaning opinion writers have called for a solution to this alleged epidemic. The New York Times reported last January that Silicon Valley giants Facebook and Google will team up with legacy media outlets to fact-check stories and curtail the proliferation of “fake news.”

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  • simus1

    American marxist journos equate any truths about the reeking left that escape their fine tuned suppression and start circulating among the surprised unwashed masses as “fake news”. When it comes to the NYT, don’t know how anyone could mention that rag and overlook the pulitzer prize winning mass murder suppression efforts of Stalin loving evildoer POS Walter Duranty.

  • Clausewitz