'Fake news' smear takes hold among politicians at all levels

'Fake news' smear takes hold among politicians at all levels

[unable to retrieve full-text content]An Idaho state lawmaker urges her constituents to submit entries for her “fake news awards.” The Kentucky governor tweets #FAKENEWS to dismiss questions about his purchase of a home from a supporter. An aide to the Texas land commissioner uses the phrase to downplay the significance of his boss receiving donations from employees of a company that landed a multimillion-dollar contract.
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