Some on the U.S. left are becoming as crazed by anti-Russia stories as their rightwing counterparts were by anti-Hillary stories during the U.S. election — and that’s making them targets for false news, writes Ben Smith.
An office in Brussels pours through hundreds of potentially fake news reports in a typical day, trying to identify them as such as Europeans in the Netherlands, Germany and France prepare to go to the polls this coming spring.
.@CraigSilverman‘s three criteria for what actually counts as fake news. We need to be careful with our terminology. #infoneeds pic.twitter.com/cAVhU4pnr7 — Joy Mayer (@mayerjoy) February 12, 2017
Canada has lost about one-third of its journalists in the past six years alone. If we assume those jobs aren’t coming back, who, if anyone, will perform the work once done by those lost journos? This is the first in a series of Atkinson Fellowship in Public Policy Journalism articles on the topic of Canada’s […]
An Edmonton Journal piece looks at a few who have made the jump from taking part in the scrum to attempting to herd it, and gets advice from a former MLA.
Buzzfeed News editor-in-chief Ben Smith says the Trump dossier had been circulating for weeks at the highest levels of the U.S. government; wasn’t it time to let the public see it and judge for themselves?
On the first day after President Donald Trump’s inauguration, White House press secretary Sean Spicer went off on a bizarre, lie-ridden rant about reporting on crowd sizes at Friday’s swearing-in ceremony while Trump himself also took shots at the media.
U.S. president-elect Donald Trump is at best a bullshitter and and at worst a pathological liar. This NYT story looks at 10 instances where he’s promoted someone else’s lies for partisan reasons.
A Republican believer, motivated by Donald Trump’s complaining during the campaign of a rigged election, came up with a whopper of a fake news story to help the cause.
A Russian journalist who has experience in dealing with President Vladimir Putin offers some advice to his American colleagues about to deal with U.S. president-elect Donald Trump.