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  • 'Bad news for the president': Fox News analyst explains why Trump could go down in Jeff Bezos blackmail case

    Fox News senior judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano on Monday warned that an alleged extortion plot against Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos “could be bad news” for President Donald Trump. Napolitano made the remarks about Trump’s connection to AMI, The National Enquirer‘s parent company, during an interview on Fox Business. “Here’s the essence of what Jeff Bezos claims,” he explained. “He was admonished by AMI’s people: ‘If you continue your investigation — wherever it goes — we

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  • Another Blow for Fake News About Fake News: Reason Roundup

    More research on how social media were used to spread disinformation in 2016 finds that the scope and reach of so-called "fake news" were greatly exaggerated. Looking at a large sample of Twitter users, a team of researchers from Harvard, Northeastern University, and SUNY–Buffalo have found that "fake news accounted for nearly 6% of all news consumption, but it was heavily concentrated." Just 1 percent of Twitter users saw 80 percent of the misleading or false content, and only 0.1 percent of...
  • Fox News goes full Orwell for Trump: Defeat is victory!

    After months of holding Trump's ego hostage on the wall, Fox talking heads are ready to let him move on

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