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My list of confimred fake news

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posted on Jul, 9 2017 @ 02:56 PM
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I admit this is one sided. I do not want to posture as trying to be fair. This is a list detailing things from a perspective I support.

None of the names have been changed to protect the guilty.

I have been trying to keep a running list of false news stories. I stopped trying to follow this around April; I didn't expect it to become so voluminous.

Feel free to add anything. I have tried to list only the verified false stories ( Keeping away from foggy or nuanced reports )

When the left tires to claim that mistrust of the media is irrational, I just send the list. Reality speaks louder than anecdotes and opinions.

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November 2016

The Guardian: Spike in transgender suicides
New York Magazine: Tri-State Election Hacking
WTOE, Buzzfeed: Pope endorses Trump



December 2016

Politico: Trump’s pick for Treasury supported 27 cent foreclosure



January 2017

CNN: Nancy Sinatra angry Trump would use “My Way” at Inaugural Ball
NYT: Climate Change website purge
NYT: MLK Bust removed
NBC News: Betsy DeVos wants guns in schools to fight Grizzly Bears
WaPo: State Department’s entire senior management team just resigned
Observer: Trump’s hands Photoshopped larger
CNN: SCOTUS Twitter Contest error
FOX, HuffPo: Iraqi who traveled to get mother blocked from re-entry
ThinkProgress, Rich Hine: Trump blows Comey a Kiss
NYT, WaPo: Trump issued a "gag order" on the EPA
AP: Trump's voter fraud expert was registered to vote in three states
VICE: Army tanks drove around Kentucky flying Trump flags
NYT: Trump undersold people affected by his immigration orders
WaPo: Trump pressured the National Parks Service to find photos of his inauguration crowds
WaPo: Russia hacked the US Power Grid
Buzzfeed, CNN: Dossier about Trump and Russian prostitutes


February 2017

Yahoo News, Buzzfeed: Trump threatens to invade Mexico
NBC News: US Treasury Dept. ease sanctions on Russia
TMZ: Trump to rename Black History Month
Associated Press: House votes to roll back Obama’s background checks
U.K. Daily Mail: Neil Gorsuch founded a “Fascism Forever Club”
NPR, Reuters: Trump to mobilize 100k National Guard troops to boarder
NPR, Reuters: Kuwaiti Pay 2 Play at Trump Hotel
NYT: Trump’s staff get’s lost in the dark
NBC: Asian American Council quit in protest over Trump policies
WaPo: Muslim-American Olympic female athlete detained at airport by Trump’s order
NYT: Trump campaign had repeated contact with Russian Intelligence
Politico: Trump was on his ‘skiff’ when he got security updates. Spicer said “SCIF”
ProPublica: Trump let Boeing CEO listen in on secret Lockheed Martin phone calls
NEW Republic: Trump is erratic because of an STD
Politico: Trump supports the ‘Gang of 8”
Sidney Blumenthal: Trumps dad produced racist billboards in the 60’s
NYT, CBS, Daily Mail: Yemen withdraws permission for US missions
WaPo: Bannon tried to order around John Kelly
The Atlantic: Secret Service Purge at the White House
Raw Story: Trump turned off the recordings during a call with Putin
WaPo: Trump hung up on Australia after an angry call
The Hill, Daily Mail, US Weekly: Melania will only live in Trump Tower



April 2017

WaPo: Sessions said Nogales was filth
CNN, WaPo: Russians used Carter Page to manipulate election
Sen Coons, MSNBC: FBI has transcripts proving collusion between Trump campaign and Russia
Louise Mench: “Carter Page went to Moscow in early July carrying with him a pre-recorded tape of
Donald Trump offering to change American policy if he were to be elected, to make it more favorable
to Putin,”
Claude Taylor: FBI targeted 28 out of 48 individuals connected to Russian interference



May 2017

VOX: DOJ prosecutes woman for laughing at Jeff Sessions
Jezebel, Sally Kohn: Cases of beer brought to the White House
Ultraviolet Action: Rape is a preexisting condition
NYT, NBC, Reuters, CBS, WaPo…: Comey requested resources to expand Russian Probe
NBC, CNN, Newsweek, Rawstory: Jeff Sessions had a secret third meeting with Russian Ambassador
Denver Post, Boston Globe: Kushner tied to Russian Intelligence
NBC, CNBC: Rod Rosenstein had “threatened to resign”
CNN: implied that Comeys firing and grand jury subpoenas in the Russian probe were connected
Senator Markey: New York grand jury was investigating Trump and Russia


June 2017

CNN: Friend of Donald Trump tied to Russian Banks (retracted)
NYT: Trump crashed a wedding
CNN, Jeff Toobin: Trump under investigation for abuse of power and obstruction of justice
CNN: Comey’s testimony will verify obstruction of Justice




edit on 9-7-2017 by ExVoto because: added my humble honesty




posted on Jul, 9 2017 @ 03:08 PM
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a reply to: ExVoto

Nice work keeping track of all this - nothing from July yet?



posted on Jul, 9 2017 @ 03:10 PM
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What would help is if you provided links to each of these stories, so readers didn't have to go hunting for them.



posted on Jul, 9 2017 @ 03:11 PM
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a reply to: FamCore
I might wait till the end of the month... CNN is running such a marathon of fullshipt they might actually lap themselves.



posted on Jul, 9 2017 @ 03:11 PM
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a reply to: audubon
True. I take that. But I'm honestly only so dedicated...



posted on Jul, 9 2017 @ 03:12 PM
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a reply to: ExVoto

Something to bear in mind for future entries, maybe.



posted on Jul, 9 2017 @ 03:13 PM
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a reply to: audubon
Yes, I agree.



posted on Jul, 9 2017 @ 03:17 PM
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a reply to: ExVoto

Nice work.
Looks like CNN, NYT & WaPo are the worst serial fakers.



posted on Jul, 9 2017 @ 03:21 PM
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a reply to: ExVoto


Links would be good.
What constitutes fake news? Is it news that is patently false, or news that you think is unfairly reported?

I'm not interested in going through your list to debunk, but some of those stories you've listed aren't false.



posted on Jul, 9 2017 @ 03:24 PM
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a reply to: windword


One sided also, just as much fake news pushed during the election to do with Clinton (pushed by many on ATS) as Trump.



posted on Jul, 9 2017 @ 03:24 PM
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a reply to: windword

I stand by my assertion that they all turned out to be incorrect, false, fabricated, misleading, or outright lies.

Each one of these stories is it's own special kind of pretend.

Some are innocent media sloppiness, others are pure hogslop. To the best of my research on each of these, none of them turned out to be accurate.

My name is Ex-Voto and I endorse this message.



posted on Jul, 9 2017 @ 03:25 PM
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a reply to: testingtesting

Yes, absolutely one sided. It was the list I chose to make with no pretense of fairness.



posted on Jul, 9 2017 @ 03:26 PM
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Maybe Google, Facebook and twitter should consider banning the worst offenders on the listfrom posting on their social media.



posted on Jul, 9 2017 @ 03:27 PM
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Change the title to "My list of confirmed fake news (cherry picked)" then.



posted on Jul, 9 2017 @ 03:28 PM
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a reply to: butcherguy

Heck so many ATS member would have been banned during the election from both sides if they did that.



posted on Jul, 9 2017 @ 03:33 PM
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a reply to: testingtesting

I considered that. But I do feel that detailing the fact that it is 'my list' indicates personal bias

....besides, no matter how many replies that appear to argue about weather or not I'm biased does NOT change the data in my OP



posted on Jul, 9 2017 @ 03:34 PM
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No links. No fact checking.

All personal opinion or assertion?

Fake list of fake news?



posted on Jul, 9 2017 @ 03:34 PM
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originally posted by: testingtesting
Change the title to "My list of confirmed fake news (cherry picked)" then.


I think that's sort of implicit in the title's use of the word "My", isn't it? As in, "these are stories chosen by me". OP never made any pretence of it being an all-inclusive and complete catalogue.

At the same time, he's not obstructing anyone who wants to add to this thread with things he might have missed or ignored.



posted on Jul, 9 2017 @ 03:38 PM
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a reply to: Grimpachi

Many wonders awate those with the willingness to copy/paste

Google operators are standing by

(but yes, I agree that not providing links made this a hair redundant to my claim)



posted on Jul, 9 2017 @ 03:55 PM
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originally posted by: audubon
What would help is if you provided links to each of these stories, so readers didn't have to go hunting for them.



Yes, tricky that, Steven Mnuchin the treasury candidate was in fact to over see 36 thousand foreclosures with OneWest, and was seriously grilled on that including the case of a 90 year old woman and became known as the Foreclosure King as well being grilled on undisclosed offshore dealings. He is an interloper with the like of Soros, Trump and is an ex-Goldman Sachs man, pretty much of the swamp fringe elite.

Besides, the way the OP is laid out, it looks a bit pasted and no link.

This story here carries many of the headings,

russia-insider.com...



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