Washington Post is Sure Publishing a Lot of Fake News About Donald Trump, Russia Lately
In the past month or so, there have been three embarrassing and major corrections on three separate pieces from The Washington Post, all of which were critical of president-elect Donald Trump and his flirtation with the Russians.
First, there was a much-belated correction to a November story which uncritically passed along the accusation that the Russian government was behind the explosion in fake news during the 2016 presidential election. One of those groups making that claim was PropOrNot, which maintains a list of media sources that they believe are proprietors of Russian propaganda. That propaganda effort, they claim, was designed to elect Trump.
The problem is, that list was very, very flawed and the “experts” who curated it are completely anonymous. Posting only one story that merely aligned with Russian interests was enough to earn a spot on their list. Media outlets that ended up tarred as Russian propagandists were incensed. – READ MORE