“Tagging fake news on Facebook doesn’t work, study says”


POLITICO

“Facebook touts its partnership with outside fact-checkers as a key prong in its fight against fake news, but a major new Yale University study finds that fact-checking and then tagging inaccurate news stories on social media doesn’t work.

The study, reported for the first time by POLITICO, found that tagging false news stories as “disputed by third party fact-checkers” has only a small impact on whether readers perceive their headlines as true. Overall, the existence of “disputed” tags made participants just 3.7 percentage points more likely to correctly judge headlines as false, the study said.” MORE

“A Poll From His Favorite News Network Drops Tons Of Terrible News On Trump”


POLITICUS USA

A new Fox News poll has found that most Americans think Trump is tearing the country apart, and many of them don’t think that he will finish his term in office.

“Fox News, Daily Caller delete posts encouraging people to drive through protests”


CNN

“Months before a man allegedly turned his vehicle into a weapon and plowed through a group of protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, an article that made the rounds in conservative media encouraged readers to do something similar.”  MORE

“Lawyers Want Trump And Sean Spicer To Testify About Colluding With Fox On Fake Seth Rich Story”


POLITICUS USA

Lawyers are seeking the testimony of President Donald Trump and former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer related to their potential collusion with Fox News on a fake story about murdered DNC staffer Seth Rich.

“Fox News Turns On Trump And Says His White House Is Lying About Russia Scandal”


POLITICUS USA

Even Fox News is starting to flee Trump, as Shep Smith and Chris Wallace told Fox News viewers that Trump is lying to them about the Russia scandal.

“At MSNBC, Greta Van Susteren’s Fox News Past Hampered Her Chance Of Success”


HUFFINGTON POST

“Greta Van Susteren, whose “For the Record With Greta” program was canceled by MSNBC on Thursday, was given every chance to succeed by the cable network, but she apparently never gained the trust of loyal MSNBC viewers who refused to see her as anything but a former Fox News host. ”  MORE

 

“The inside story of how TMZ quietly became America’s most potent pro-Trump media outlet”


THINK PROGRESS

Current and former employees speak out about how the celeb gossip site has changed.

“MSNBC Is Growing 3 Times Faster Than Fox News As Americans Wake Up And Take Their Country Back”


POLITICUS USA

As the American people get more engaged and look for factual news and information, they are increasingly turning to MSNBC as the Rachel Maddow led network is growing three times faster in total viewers than Fox News in primetime.

“Donald Trump’s Son Inadvertently Backs Up Comey’s Account Of Conversation With President”


HUFFINGTON POST

While defending his father, Donald Trump Jr. seemed to lend credence to Comey’s version of events.

“Conservative groups are pressuring advertisers to drop Rachel Maddow’s program”


SALON

A conservative watchdog group says Rachel Maddow peddles conspiracy theories and wants advertisers to dump her show