politifact-names-trump-claim-that-russian-election-interference-is-made-up-as-lie-of-the-year
Politics

Politifact names Trump claim that Russian election interference is 'made-up' as 'Lie of the Year'

“Trump continually asserts that Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election is fake news, a hoax or a made-up story, even though there is widespread, bipartisan evidence to the contrary,” Politifact’s Angie Drobnic Holan writes. As special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into whether the Trump … Source: Politifact names Trump claim that Russian election […]

roy-moore-and-friends-wrap-up-a-campaign-against-the-opposition-party-the-press
Politics

Roy Moore and friends wrap up a campaign against 'the opposition party' — the press

That had been the case throughout the campaign, a dichotomy that’s become fairly ordinary in Trump-era politics. Conservative and liberal voters consume wildly different information, especially when news breaks that is potentially problematic for their side. Voters otherwise happy to tell their stories are … Source: Roy Moore and friends wrap up a […]

fcc-chairman-says-social-media-platforms-lack-transparency-in-how-they-restrict-conservative
Politics

FCC chairman says social media platforms lack transparency in how they restrict conservative

Content providers such as Facebook, Google and Twitter, Pai said, deserve more scrutiny over their decisions to restrict political content with pro-Trump and conservative messaging. Pai’s comments on the Fox News show “Tucker Carlson Tonight” come days before a major vote in which the chairman … Source: FCC chairman says social media platforms […]