Category Archives: Fake News

Fake polls

“The latest headlines — which themselves have seeded hundreds of articles in the press about the matter — are about President Trump’s unpopularity, born out of a poll of just 1,001 people. That’s an average of 20 people per state in the U.S. they hold up as ‘representative’”.

This, the WaPoo/ABC is one of the polls that forecast Clinton to win in November.

Fake polls and junk journalism.

Via Breitbart

The climate shuck rolls on

“Much of recent global warming has been fabricated by climate scientists to make it look more frightening, a study has found. The peer-reviewed study by two scientists and a veteran statistician looked at the global average temperature datasets (GAST) which are used by climate alarmists to argue that recent years have been ‘the hottest evah’ and that the warming of the last 120 years has been dramatic and unprecedented.

“What they found is that these readings are ‘totally inconsistent with published and credible U.S. and other temperature data.'”

Via Breitbart

Why CNN is fake news

Treadmilling at the J this morning I watched (and read in the text box) Fareed Zakaria on CNN doing a four-part interview/discussion on why Trump was a failure at the G20 conference.

Well three of his guests thought Trump was a failure. The fourth one, Elliot Abrams, thought he was a success. But Abrams was overruled, 3-1, and sat there with a tired grin as the others pounded him verbally.

Three to one. That tells you all you need to know about why CNN is fake news. It’s not even news. It’s a liberal Democrat echo chamber.

Free, unqualified diagnoses

Pyscho Joe and Dumb-as-a-rock Mika: “Donald Trump is not well.”

Single Source Fake News

Back in the day (it doesn’t seem to have been 11 years, but it was) editors required two independent sources for a “sources said” news story. Nowadays, even the WaPo will go with one. Amazing. Fake news by definition.

“…the news media no longer bothers to uphold any of its alleged standards. It was not that long ago that editors required two sources that were actual human beings with a credible claim to know the material. Newspapers might bend this rule, but they never went with copy that contained sources unknown to the editor. That’s no longer the case as editors no long exist in sufficient numbers to police it and the remaining ones simply don’t care. Anything goes so its all fake sources now.”

That’s the Z Man complaining about sports “news,” specifically ESPN “news,” which is mainly rumors about rumors, but it applies to news news as well. Hence the WaPo’s (also known as the Jeff Bezos Blog’s) numerous anti-Trump stories based on a single source. Who presumably is known to the editors, but maybe not.

CNN recently retracted a single source Trump hit piece—and three employees have resigned over it—when it was called out as fake by Breitbart News. Amazing that they retracted, considering they’ve been calling Breitbart “white supremacist” claptrap.

Maybe there’s hope for a comeback of those “alleged standards.”

Via The Z Blog.