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Before Fox News, ‘fake news’ was ‘yellow journalism’ (toons)

by HORATIO GREELEY August 24, 2017 Cartoons
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Nasty lying scoundrels, despicable peddlers of lies, and, mostly, people who published stuff others hoped would never see the light of day, were called “Yellow Journalists” in the 19th Century. Who is the villain in the cartoon above? The sensational newspapers spinning “twaddle” about an election. Public Domain Review, which curates public domain images like […]

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Microsoft’s Clippy is back from retirement fighting ‘fake news’ (toon)

by HAPPY MAC July 12, 2017 Cartoons
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Microsoft has called mascot Clippy back from retirement to help fight fake news. Copy this image and save it for those Fox-loving peeps you still haven’t unfriended on Facebook. PREVIOUSLY ON CLIPPY:

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The Trump drama makes a fine (Rossini) opera (video)

by Soy Capitan June 7, 2017 Cultura
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Rebecca Nelsen (soprano) and Eric Stoklossa (tenor) deliver all the fake news about the 45 Regime in the style of composer Rossini and SNL “Opera Man” Adam Sandler. [Video by Operatico Politico.]

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La Cucaracha: …And that’s how the make ‘fake news’ (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz March 27, 2017 Cartoons
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La Cucaracha: Trump sets his priorities (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz February 8, 2017 Cartoons
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From the Harvard Library: 5 Ways to Spot Fake News (infographic)

by Especial Correspondents January 24, 2017 Cartoons
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There are people out there that want you to believe their “alternative facts.” Don’t fall for that bullshit. The librarians at Harvard show us all how.

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Hey, News Channel 8 dude: Where is the REAL news? (video)

by ROD ESTERLING May 21, 2014 Cultura
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On News Channel 8, right before the 5-Day Forecast, there was an impassioned plea for real news. Not that fake news about Miley Cyrus. Or Ñews. Call it an exploration of the through-the-looking-glass world of media making media mocking media, where everything you know is wrong. There’s a signpost up ahead, in the POCHO Zone. […]

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