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Alex Jones: InfoWars Is Going Live 24/7 [VIDEO]

Jared Holt reports at Right Wing Watch: Infowars creator Alex Jones said that he was looking to hire “around 15 people, maybe even more” in order to transform Infowars into a 24-hour live television broadcast. A video uploaded this morning advertises the network’s new recruitment drive, which Jones told viewers is aimed at taking Infowars live to television for 24-hours …

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Fox News Argues For Dismissal Of Lawsuit Brought By Seth Rich’s Family: We Made Your Dead Son Into A Hero

“Although Plaintiffs assert that the Fox News article caused them pain, other readers might well consider their son to be a hero. Far from condemning Seth Rich for the purported leak, the Fox article portrayed him as a whistleblower who released the DNC emails to expose that ‘top party officials conspired to stop Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont from becoming …

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Homocon Fake News Site Claims Israel Nuked Syria

Media Matters reports: A branch of the Russian-owned news outlet Sputnik reported as real a fake story that Israel had used a nuclear weapon on Syria from YourNewsWire, a fake news site that experts have described as a proxy and a pusher of Russian-supported narratives. On April 30, Israel launched a missile attack on facilities in Syria allegedly connected to …

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Malaysia Jails First Person Under Fake News Law

NPR reports: A Danish citizen in Malaysia has pleaded guilty to maliciously publishing fake news by posting a YouTube video critical of police, making him the first person punished under the country’s new, controversial Anti-Fake News Act. Salah Salem Saleh Sulaiman, 46, is a citizen of Denmark. He posted on YouTube on April 21, after a Palestinian lecturer was shot …

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Zircon & Burlap Lie Under Oath Before Congress

The New York Daily News reports: Viral Trump-supporting sisters Diamond and Silk on Thursday lied under oath during their testimony before the House Judiciary Committee, claiming several times that they’d “never been paid by the Trump campaign.” Records from the Federal Election Commission however, suggest otherwise. According to a November 2016 receipt, the Trump campaign paid them $ 1,274.94 for …

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Breitbart Slams Dems For Holding Up Homocon Richard Grenell’s Appointment As US Ambassador To Germany

Via Breitbart: Nine Democratic senators facing re-election in November in states President Donald Trump 18 won months ago remain silent on the nomination of Richard Grenell as U.S. Ambassador to Germany ahead of the final vote Thursday. Grenell, who is openly gay, would be, if confirmed, the highest ranking openly-gay U.S. government official ever to serve. Sens. Jon Tester (D-MT), …

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BRITAIN: Personal Finance Expert Sues Facebook For Defamation Over Fake “Scam” Ads Featuring His Name

The Associated Press reports: A personal finance expert launched a lawsuit against Facebook in Britain on Monday, claiming the social media company is allowing the publication of scam ads featuring his name. Martin Lewis, who founded the MoneySavingExpert website, says his name has appeared on more than 50 advertisements in the last year, many of them get-rich-quick scams to con …

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Fake Obama Illustrates Danger Of New Video Tech

Buzzfeed News reports: Sitting before the Stars and Stripes, another flag pinned to his lapel, former President Barack Obama appears to be delivering an important message about fake news — but something seems slightly…off. As the video soon reveals, the man speaking is not the former commander-in-chief, but rather Oscar-winning filmmaker Jordan Peele with a warning for viewers about trusting …

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Sandy Hook Parents Sue Alex Jones For Defamation

The Huffington Post reports: Alex Jones has spent years claiming the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School ― where a shooter killed 20 small children and six adults ― was faked. He has claimed the parents of these dead children are liars and “crisis actors.” Now, those parents are coming after him. In a pair of lawsuits filed late Monday, …

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Alex Jones: Beautiful Satanists Dated Me In High School In Plot To Prevent Future-Me From Creating InfoWars

“Every time I thought some hot 17-year-old, when I was like 13 or 14, really wanted to date me and I’d drive out to some big old mansion of theirs—and I mean real mansions, helicopter pads, private landing fields, you name it—God almighty, after the third or fourth time I had been with them, they’d tell me, ‘By the way, …

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Alex Jones Sued By Massachusetts Man Falsely Named By InfoWars As Suspect In Parkland Mass Shooting

The Daily Beast reports: Marcel Fontaine, who was falsely declared a suspect in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting by conspiracy-theorist website InfoWars, is now suing Alex Jones for more than a million dollars. Fontaine, a young man from Massachusetts, filed suit in the district court of Travis County, Texas on Monday against InfoWars head Alex Jones; InfoWars reporter …

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POLL: 77% Say Mainstream Media Reports Fake News

Politico reports: President Donald Trump is not alone in thinking media outlets spread “fake news.” More than 3-in-4 of 803 American respondents, or 77 percent, said they believe that major traditional television and newspaper media outlets report “fake news,” according to a Monmouth University poll released Monday, marking a sharp increase in distrust of those news organizations from a year …

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Trump Hails Pro-Trump Propaganda Machine Sinclair

Raw Story reports: President Donald Trump on Monday praised the Sinclair Broadcast Group amid criticism that it forces its news anchors across the country to read pro-Trump propaganda on their shows. Criticism of Sinclair has come after Deadspin created a viral video compilation of Sinclair anchors reading the exact same statements attacking the mainstream press for being “extremely dangerous to …

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InfoWars Loon Challenges Robert Mueller To Fistfight

Jared Holt reports at Right Wing Watch: Jerome Corsi, Washington bureau chief for the conspiracy theory outlet Infowars, said today that he wants to take Special Counsel Robert Mueller behind the Department of Justice and fight him. “I’m fed up with this. I want to say to Mueller, ‘Let’s go out in the backyard of the Justice Department. You’ve got …

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Trump And RNC Advertise On InfoWars Channel

Media Matters reports: The Trump Make America Great Again Committee — a joint fundraising operation run by President Donald Trump’s 2020 re-election campaign and the Republican National Committee — is running a campaign advertisement on toxic conspiracy theorist Alex Jones’ YouTube channel. Media Matters observed the ad just a day after Jones used his YouTube channel to depict survivors of …

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InfoWars Depicts Parkland Students As Hitler Youth

Alex Jones today opened his InfoWars show on YouTube with a clip which depicts Parkland activists Emma Gonzales and David Hogg as members of Hitler Youth. This follows similar widespread attacks across the far-right fever swamps including at the homocon-run Gateway Pundit, where on Sunday thousands followed a top-of-site link from homocon Matt Drudge to deluge the comments with photoshopped …

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Right Winger Erick Erickson Falls For Story Claiming Parkland’s David Hogg Wasn’t At School During Attack

The Washington Examiner reports: Conservative blog RedState issued a correction Monday evening to a piece that questioned if Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student David Hogg was actually on campus in Parkland, Fla., when the mass shooting occurred last month. The article was prompted after Hogg, one of the most outspoken voices following the shooting, made comments to CBS where …

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Family Of Slain DNC Staffer Seth Rich Sues Fox News

ABC News reports: The family of Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich, who was killed in 2016, has filed a lawsuit against Fox News, an investigative reporter and one of the network’s frequent guests over a story about Rich and allegations that he was involved in a conspiracy, according to the lawsuit. Rich was shot and killed in Washington, D.C., …

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Charlottesville Counter-Protester Sues Homocon Jim Hoft, Alex Jones, Allen West, Others For Defamation

The Hill reports: A counter-protester at the deadly white supremacist rally last year in Charlottesville, Va. is suing the media outlet Infowars, its owner Alex Jones and seven others for defamation. Georgetown Law’s Civil Rights Clinic filed the lawsuit Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia on behalf of Brennan Gilmore, who alleges that Alex …

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Sean Hannity: The Despicably Low, Hate-Trump Media Exploited Nunberg To Do Their Dirty Work [VIDEO]

Posted this afternoon to Hannity.com: Speaking during his opening monologue on ‘Hannity’ Tuesday night, Sean unloaded on the mainstream media’s “despicable” exploitation of a former Trump associate to damage the President; saying the liberal media has completely “stopped caring about the truth.” “We have a brand-new example of just how despicably low the hate-Trump media will go at every cost …

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