It all begins from word of mouth where a simple “he said she said” can turn into hatred between groups, nations falling apart, or even someone losing their life. Rumors and little white lies have been around since humans have gained the ability to speak and stories that sound true but are figments of a … Continue reading A Look at the History of Fake News
Fake news and alternative facts have begun to raise in power as the field of journalism continues to be tested to its limits. Newly elected President Donald Trump and his administration are at the heart of a crackdown on journalism, by calling out a multitude of news organizations on their credibility. The same news organizations that millions of Americans had previously seen as trustworthy. Organizations such as the New York Times, CNN, and the Washington Post are getting scrutinized by President Trump as being outlets that do nothing but spread false claims in an effort to make him and his policies look bad.