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Book Review: True or False: A CIA Analyst's Guide to Spotting Fake News

True or False: A CIA Analyst’s Guide to Spotting Fake News – Cindy L. Otis – Feiwel and Friends – Published July 28 2020

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This Post Is For One Person

Waiting for a bus, a woman says to the man next to her, “Wow, it’s twice as cold today as it was yesterday!”

Yesterday it was 0 degrees Celsius.

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Evaluating a News Source

Do you trust mainstream media? If you’re a Republican, conservative, or consider yourself on the right of the political spectrum, chances are you don’t. Fox News and other conservative outlets have told you for years that media is biased to the left and that you can only trust certain sources for fair and balanced reporting. 2,239 more words

HCQ redux

Everything is becoming political, even science, says psychiatrist and author Norman Doidge, in “Hydroxychloroquine: A Morality Tale,” in Tablet Magazine.

We knew science was becoming political, as evidenced by the “the science is in” attitude of many (but not all) politicians and scientists about global warming or climate change. 51 more words


What is and is not Fake News (Part 2 of the Fake News Series)

In this section of the fake news series, we will explore what is and is not fake news, and why or why not, at least according to a (hopefully) common sense definition. 1,118 more words


Fake News for the Week Ending August 14, 2020

There’s so much fake news to deal with this week, let’s get straight to it.

  • You knew it was going to happen. As soon as former VP…
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Here Comes The Disinformation (Again)

It is that time of the political cycle…the Silly Season….less than 90 days prior to the general election….and the propaganda/disinformation/fake news abounds…..with NO letting up until November. 564 more words