Most of the criticism of ‘fake news’ is unfairly targeting the alternative media. But the role of government officials as purveyors of false reports is often ignored. Take Santa Maria, California Police Chief Ralph Martin, for example.
Courtney Saul reportedly drowned her infant son so she could get to an exam at her university. The Canadian woman was given two years’ probation after claiming the child was a result of a sexual assault.
What a scoop! A Buzzfeed writer, who we’ll call Captain Obvious, has exposed the pastor of an evangelical church as holding the Biblical view on homosexuality. What’s next, an expose that Bernie Sanders is a Socialist? It so happens that HGTV personalities Chip and Joanna Gaines, who have never publicly commented on the issue, attend Antioch Community Church. The network has issued a statement affirming its commitment to the LGBT community and has also congratulated the Gaines couple on the success of their series, “Fixer Upper.”