Fox News Sunday panelist Neera Tanden, the head of the Center For American Progress, went there by calling out Fox News's lies about Obamacare collapsing as being fake news.
President Trump raved like a crazy man at CPAC against all of the imaginary injustices committed against him by the free press, and in the process, this president made sure that he will zero credibility with anyone outside of the Republican Party.
Provokatsiya. This is the Russian word for baiting with fake stories in order to discredit the outlet that ran the story. Or, as we call it here in the U.S., Rovian tactics. Is this what's happening right now with the AP's story about the Trump White House considering using the National Guard to round up undocumented immigrants?
“Kellyanne Conway does not need to text our show, as long as I’m on it. It’s not happening here.”
After Trump had tweeted an inaccurate statement about an interview that the cable news network had just concluded, CNN responded to the President's false statement by playing the tape and tearing into the President for calling the network fake news.
Deputy Assistant to President Trump, Sebastian Gorka, said that the White House is going to continue calling the media fake news until the press stops being critical of Trump.
During an interview on Fox News's Hannity, President Trump defined what he meant by fake news. According to Trump, all of the respectable outlets who label his false statements lies are fake news.
Fake news is bad enough but as Media Matters explains, the “alt-right” "embraces it for a more dangerous purpose": harassment and death threats
"Our goal is to connect people with the stories they find most meaningful, and we know people want accurate information."
Much is being made about "fake news," but the biggest purveyor of fake news in the United States has been President-elect Donald Trump and his Twitter account.