Poor Journalism, Inaccurate Police Report Make for Fake News

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A man walks past The Washington Post on August 5, 2013 in Washington, DC after it was announced that Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos had agreed to purchase the Post for USD 250 million. Multi-billionaire Bezos, who created Amazon, which has soared in a few years to a dominant position in online retailing, said he was buying the Post in his personal capacity and hoped to shepherd it through the evolution away from traditional newsprint. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images

IT IS A PELLET GUN! Police report calls a pellet gun a .45 caliber pistol – Washington Post reports it was a .45 caliber pistol

In 2017, Is There Any News That ISN'T Fake News?

DC Trawler | Jim Treacher
Including this

Study: Fake News Had Virtually No Effect On Election

US | Justin Caruso
US Media Concept: Pile of Newspapers Fake News On Scratched Old Wood, 3d illustration (Credit: cbies/Shutterstock)

Another narrative falls apart

Facebook Rolls Out Plan To Decide What News Is Credible

Daily Caller News Foundation | Eric Lieberman
Facebook founder and chief Mark Zuckerberg (L) receives a newspaper from Springer CEO Mathias Doepfner during the Axel Springer Award in Berlin on February 25, 2016. (Photo credit: KAY NIETFELD/AFP/Getty Images)

‘If Page posts are often being hidden … that’s a signal that it might not be authentic’

Trump Completely Bashes 'Fake News' During TV Interview

Feature:Video | Mike Raust

‘These people are bad people’

Mainstream Outlets Forced To Issue Several Corrections On Russian Hacking Stories

Daily Caller News Foundation | Eric Lieberman
Mainstream newspaper showing "fake news." [Shutterstock - 556324534]

The biggest purveyors of ‘fake news’

Canadian Report Wants $400M Fund To Fight 'Fake News'

World | David Krayden

The report is based on six round table discussions, a smattering of focus group research and some polling analysis

FAKE NEWS: No, Obama Didn't Light White House Rainbow For His Last Night

US | Peter Hasson
The White House is lightened in the rainbow colors in Washington on June 26. 2015. (MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

All started with a White House tweet

Critics Look To Use 'Fake News' Narrative To Undermine Duterte

Daily Caller News Foundation | Ryan Pickrell
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte speaks during a news conference before he departs for a visit to Thailand and Malaysia at the Ninoy Aquino International airport in Paranaque, Metro Manila in the Philippines, November 9, 2016. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

‘Fabricated realities’

Didn't Hear about "Russian Hacking," "Alt-Right," Or "Fake News" Before The Election? You're Not Alone!

Opinion | Ben Bogardus
A man walks past The Washington Post on August 5, 2013 in Washington, DC after it was announced that Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos had agreed to purchase the Post for USD 250 million. Multi-billionaire Bezos, who created Amazon, which has soared in a few years to a dominant position in online retailing, said he was buying the Post in his personal capacity and hoped to shepherd it through the evolution away from traditional newsprint. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images

If these were such problems before the election, why didn’t the media notice America voted?

"Fake News" Hysteria May Be More Complicated Than We Think

Opinion | Bruce Majors

Mark Zuckerberg never planned to limit himself to a simple menu.

Yellow Journalism Flows Down Trump's Leg -- And They Tell Him It's Raining

Opinion | Ron Hart
Donald Trump (Getty Images)

Yellow Journalism Flows Down Trump’s Leg — And They Tell Him It’s Raining

How The Media Discredited Itself With One Weird Trick

Opinion | Scott Greer

You won’t believe how journalists keep falling for fake news that justify their biases

Fake News: When Leftist Foundations Fund Activism Posing As Journalism

Opinion | Seton Motley

The mainstream media is gets massive piles of cash for pushing narratives.

CNN Responds To Trump's 'You Are Fake News' Claim -- We're Not BuzzFeed

Politics | Christian Datoc

‘Vastly different…’

Big Media Whinges After "Fake News" Narrative Backfires

Opinion | Caleb Stephen
A man walks past The Washington Post on August 5, 2013 in Washington, DC after it was announced that Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos had agreed to purchase the Post for USD 250 million. Multi-billionaire Bezos, who created Amazon, which has soared in a few years to a dominant position in online retailing, said he was buying the Post in his personal capacity and hoped to shepherd it through the evolution away from traditional newsprint. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

The mainstream media’s misleading narratives were laid bare.