David Hogg, a 17-year-old senior whose fellow students died in the Parkland, Fla., massacre, defends himself against conspiracy theories.
Russia has become the villain in virtually every bad thing that happens, and U.S. dissidents are being treated as "fellow travelers."
Do your own research, question everything and reach conclusions based on facts, not on what you read on Facebook.
"The jury is still out on that," says the "Full Frontal" host.
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Americans have given the nuclear codes to that crazy uncle you have to sit through Thanksgiving with, who watches the likes of Alex Jones and red-facedly proclaims that FEMA is keeping Americans in concentration camps.
Mika Brzezinski calls out her colleague and MSNBC panel for "capitalizing on a non-story for ratings because people's imaginations are pricked by this and that is not responsible." This leads them to talk down, belittle and show a complete disregard for who she is and what she says.
The airborne mystery that Malaysia Airlines MH370 has become reveals that journalism is now about "all data, no real facts, endless theories," heavy on the conspiracy theory and devoid of truth, according to media watcher Michael Wolff.
Al-Jazeera Arabic has long since lost a lot of its previous journalisic standards, once its head, Waddah Khanfar, was fired in favor of a member of the royal family. Al-Jazeera English usually still does a good job, having a different editorial line and generally good reporters. But its publication of a brain dead op-ed purporting to show U.S. support for anti-Morsi political forces is very bad, unbalanced journalism.
A look at the day's political happenings, including Sen. John McCain's hypocrisy on "secret emails" and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's revelation about the scary way a GOP-controlled Senate would act.
In case you missed it, a smattering of conspiracy theories about last month's shooting in Newtown, Conn., has been making the rounds on the Internet. One claims the massacre never happened, while another states it was a plot by the government and the media in order to take people's guns away.