With alternative facts and fake news on the rise, The Fake News Watch is where we check the facts, call out the bullshit, and learn to identify the difference. In a deeply divided political world, we all have a responsibility to seek the truth and share it.

 

References and Additional Reading:

 

Freedom House, “Freedom in the World Report”

 

Reporters Without Borders

 

Russia’s Putin admits wildlife stunts are staged, BBC

 

20 Things I Learned While I Was in North Korea, Tim Urban