Meanwhile, overfishing, pollution, and habitat destruction are wrecking the oceans. Despite debunkings, this fake news still appears in headlines.
A 10% hit to GDP from climate change! It's a vivid number for Americans still skeptical after thirty years of dire warnings about climate change. It's fake.
Another day, another moral panic in America. This time about the 2,300 illegal migrants under 18 held by the Feds who have been separated from their parents.
Yesterday we got more great news about the economy: there are more openings than unemployed. It is fake but exciting clickbait.
Summary: The right (or alt-right) is abuzz with rumors about the Democratic Party's murder of Seth Rich. It's as big as the news about Obama's fake birth certificate! Will this story leap from fake news to real news? A colorful character from the fringes of the internet industry promises to make it happen on Tuesday. … Continue reading Will the Seth Rich murder story leap from fake news to real news?