“Fake News” is a very real thing. It is the publication of hoaxes, propaganda, and disinformation purporting to be real news with the deliberate intent to mislead. Many fake news websites originate from Russia, Macedonia, and Romania.
What it is NOT is an editorial from a respected, established newspaper entitled “Better open records”, which supports a bill to give journalists better access to government records.
The Daily Sentinel, which is the local newspaper for Grand Junction, CO, urged moving forward with the bill and called on State Senator Ray Scott to quit delaying the bill and bring it up for a vote. Their exact words were: “We call on our own Sen. Scott to announce a new committee hearing date and move this bill forward.”
This is how Ray Scott responded:
On Twitter, he said:
Source: Media Bites Back: Newspaper Threatens Defamation Suit for GOP Senator Calling Them “Fake News”
What kind of a place has the UK become, where people think it is acceptable to beat a disabled man to death? And how much of the blame should be attached to our Conservative Government and its cons…
Source: Is the Tory media campaign against the disabled the root cause of Brendan Mason’s murder? | Vox Political
Donald Trump’s first month in office has delivered a wallop to Washington, D.C.
Source: Five big Trump narratives to watch | TheHill
She was desperate for a way out of an unwanted pregnancy when she became the unnamed plaintiff in the landmark case.
Source: Norma McCorvey, Jane Roe of Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion, dies at 69 – The Washington Post
The mother of a disabled man who starved to death after he was found “fit for work” and lost his out-of-work disability benefits has called for ministers to face criminal charges. Jill Gant says work and pensions ministers should be tried for misconduct in public office for failing to take action that could have saved the life of her son, Mark Wood. She spoke out after signing a letter, drawn up by the Green Party and backed by Disabled People Against Cuts, that calls on work and pensions secretary Damian Green to order an independent inquiry into the links between his department’s procedures and the deaths of benefit claimants. The party has produced a dossier of 50 cases in which the deaths of benefit claimants have been linked to decisions taken by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). Mark Wood starved to death in 2013 after being found ineligible for employment and support allowance (ESA), even though he had never been able to cope with the demands of a job and his GP had
Source: Mother of ‘fit for work’ victim calls for ministers to face criminal charges | DisabledGo News and Blog