The Washington Post admits that its “fake news” story was in fact “fake news”

oopsWell how about that. The Washington Post, under extreme scrutiny, has come clean and admitted (as best it can given the circumstances) of printing an article about PropOrNot’s “fake news” list that was based on unsourced, unsubstantiated “fake” claims.

The Washington Post did journalism a major disservice by running a story meant to brand 200 websites critical of Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and the neo-liberal elites, as Putin apologists and Kremlin backed useful idiots.

It turns out, by basing an article referenced by anonymous, cowards in hiding, group PropOrNot, The Washington Post did exactly what it was accusing the 200 news sites on “the list” of doing…that is spreading “fake news”.

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