"the President of the United States is the king of fake news"
Click here for reuse options! Here and there, the news does its job. Donald Trump’s assault on the free press, and thus the First Amendment, reached its anti-climax with his 2017 Fake News Awards on Wednesday. For a man who launchedShow More Summary
Every year as journalism awards are announced, I’m always disappointed. The trend continued yesterday, and I was left sulking, hurt, wrongly denied, robbed, and a little whiny as I did not receive a Trumpie, a Fake News Award. Being president is an easy job and the biggest complaint from the occupants of the office is [...]Show More Summary
by Sean Nelson And the loser is... The United States of America! This newspaper has never been a big one for journalism awards. Partly it's because the work we do here—if you can call it work (or even call us a "we")—is not the kind that is traditionally considered strictly journalistic by high-toned awards organizations. Show More Summary
It's a fake award ceremony responding to a fake awards ceremony. Meta.
Stephen Colbert argued the event was "overhyped," whereas Jimmy Kimmel created his own ceremony dubbed the "Dishonest and Corrupt President Awards." read more
To the editor: Thanks to Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) for doing the right thing and calling out President Trump for his abhorrent behavior, including his “fake news” awards and other attacks on the free press. (“As Trump announces ‘Fake News Awards,’ GOP senators assail his attacks on the press as...
Opinion polls schmopinion schmolls, we want to know what the kids think! SEE ALSO: Jimmy Kimmel skewers Trump's Fake News Awards with a little help from his dad On Thursday night Jimmy Kimmel Live took to the street to ask passing kids...Show More Summary
Thursday night, ABC host Jimmy Kimmel took some shots at President Trump’s “Fake News” awards, mocking the president for failing to launch it online successfully. In return, Kimmel offered up his own, “Dishonest & Corrupt President Awards,” giving out awards to the...
The gang is back to discuss the news of the week, joined by Lyndsey Fifield of the LadyBrains podcast. Watch live at 9pm EST (or on-demand any time afterwards). If you prefer audio to video, you can find the show on iTunes or Google Play Music. Show More Summary
A day after being thrown out of the Oval Office by President Trump, CNN White House correspondent (and possibly the biggest contributor to CNN’s whopping four wins at last night’s ‘Fake News Awards’) hit back at the president duringShow More Summary
CNN's Jim Acosta told a panel at Newseum on Journalism In the Trump Era with April Ryan and a few other reporters that the real winner of the fake news awards is Trump, since he's the "King of fake news." Trump has already passed the...Show More Summary
The confusing rollout of Donald Trump’s long-awaited and deeply uninteresting fake news awards has raised fresh questions about whether Trump’s persistent demonization of the media has implications for the stability of democracy itself. Show More Summary
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New York Times columnist Paul Krugman won first place in the inaugural Fake News Awards unveiled Wednesday by the Republican National Committee. Krugman has been relentlessly critical of the president. His latest piece Friday, headlined, “Republicans Simply Want to Hurt People,” insisted that “making low-income Americans worse off has become a goal in itself for the […]
CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta was none too thrilled that his network “won” four of President Trump’s “Fake News Awards” on Wednesday, and ripped Trump during a forum at the Newseum on press freedom. “I would say, having been called ‘fake news’ myself, that the President of the United States is the king of fake […]
Watch Chrissy Teigen snapchat through Donald Trump's Fake News Media Awards.
Via press release from Gov. Dan Malloy: “The modern-day Republican party seems to have taken a page out of the 20th century fascist regime propaganda playbook. The primary purpose of today’s theater regarding ‘fake news’ awards is to bully and intimidate members of an independent press who seek to report the facts. Show More Summary
FAKE NEWS AWARD. Jimmy Kimmel’s dad, as Wolf Blitzer, accepts Trump’s award. TOWLEROAD TOP POSTS. Pay a visit if you haven’t, and if you like any of our posts, please share ’em – helps us out a ton. – Trump Overha… Read The post Fake News Awards, Jimmy Kimmel, Hulk Hogan, Kevin Spacey, Sufjan Stevens, Prince William’s Dome: HOT LINKS appeared first on Towleroad.
Good to know that the Trump and the GOP are keeping busy. It's not like there are hundreds of thousands of people fearing deportation or an impending government shutdown or anything for them to deal with.