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on December 24, 2018 in Featured World News

Here Are The Most Egregious Fake News Stories Of 2018

Amber Athey | Media and Breaking News Editor As 2018 comes to a close, it’s time to review the year’s worst cases of media misquotes, misleading narratives, major corrections and straight-up fake news. While last year’s fake reporting largely occurred during the media’s relentless pursuit to prove Russian collusion, this year’s list is much more varied. However, some themes emerged: stories about then-Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the U.S. border were routinely flagged for misinformation. Without further ado, here is the list of 2018’s worst examples of fake news: 1. WaPo Blames Border Patrol For Death of 7-Year-Old...

Amber Athey | Media and Breaking News Editor As 2018 comes to a close, it’s time to review the year’s worst cases of media misquotes, misleading narratives, major corrections and straight-up fake news. While last year’s fake reporting largely...

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