Upton Sinclair was born 140 years ago this very day, on September 20th, 1878. This year also marks the 50th anniversary of the man’s death. An author, activist, and politician himself, Sinclair and his many works have made a profound … Continue reading Remembering Upton Sinclair and His Battle Against Fake News
Some Americans seem to think that when President Trump talks about “fake news,” he’s talking nonsense. He’s not. It really exists. Fake news and biased media are, like Hollywood’s sex craze, nothing new. The reason issues such as these receive so much attention today is that modern media make it possible for such “news” to reach an online audience extremely quickly. Thus, the general public is capable of obtaining, digesting, and commenting on the statements released by news outlets at an alarmingly rapid rate. Fake news is “old news.” It’s not some new ill practice applied to journalism exclusively in … Continue reading Fake News is Not Faked or New
So far this has been a pretty quiet tropical cyclone season this year, that is, until Hurricane Harvey slammed into Houston Texas and caused widespread flooding and devastation. The need to be prepared is evident now more than ever. However, … Continue reading Hurricane Misinformation: The Latest Dangerous Fake News Epidemic.
CNN, the most trusted name in news, right? Think again. CNN has been collapsing for a while now with one scandal after another. There’s no way CNN could do any worse, could they? Well, they just did. A few days … Continue reading CNN’s Latest Scandal: The Final Nail in the Coffin?
You might be wondering what is with the title of this article? Well just recently CNN released an article about the supposed, “Russian Hacks” and in it they used an image familiar to Fallout players. The internet went crazy posting … Continue reading CNN, Fallout 4, & Fake News