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PBC News & Comment: Fake News From Corporate Media and Campaigns

The fake war on fake news builds, as straight-faced media and political leaders deplore disinformation they’re partly responsible for….--Obama orders intelligence agencies to prepare secret report on alleged Russian interference in the election

--Hillary emerges from “taking selfies in the woods” to praise Harry Reid and slam fake news and Pizzagate

--Nick Bryant, my expert on pedophile politicians, comments on “Pizzagate”

--Glenn Greenwald shows how MSNBC spread fake news about WikiLeaks in support of Clinton campaign, and that doctored Goldman Sachs speech transcript was created by a Clinton supporter

--at Counterpunch, Jeffrey St. Clair hammers the Washington Post for its fake news story on lefty media it claims run Russian propaganda

--at Shadowproof, Kevin Gosztola upbraids CBS News for false report on “BS Detector” intended to filter out fake news

--Trump cyber-bullied Indiana union leader who exposed the fake news that Donald made at Carrier

--Trump, in nod to the beleaguered working class he champions, name Goldma Sachs president to economic council

--is Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg laying plans to be a billionaire politician?

--in Oregon, Portland City Council votes to tax overpaid CEO’s, and use the money for homeless services

--Ohio GOP legislature lays groundwork for upreme Court review of Roe v. Wade by passing clearly unconstitutional “fetal heartbeat” abortion limit

--with an eye on Trump, Canada is fighting over climate change actions, with the argument that if US doesn’t cut emissions, Canada will be at disadvantage

--Iran rushes to complete oil deals, concerned that Trump may add sanctions

--South Korea impeaches its female president over corruption charges

--as of today, 1001 Americans have been killed by police this year

--John Glenn, pioneer astronaut and US senator from Ohio, dies at 95