Trump Can’t Even Get the term ‘Fake News’ Right

President Uses the Term to Describe Any News He Doesn’t Like

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m really sick of the term “fake news,” mainly because it’s often used incorrectly to the point the meaning has become blurred.

President Donald Trump is probably the chief culprit in this. However, in the Trump era, fake news actually means “any news Trump doesn’t like.” This might be a…



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Manny Otiko

Manny Otiko writes about race, politics and sports. He has been published in Salon and LA Weekly. Follow him on Twitter @mannyotiko.