Magazine article Variety

Good or Bad, It's 'News'

Magazine article Variety

Good or Bad, It's 'News'

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The "fake news" phenomenon has engulfed the media and quickly become a meaningless term used to discredit anything anyone dislikes. But such is the hunger for nuggets of info about the new White House that news junkies are turning to anyone who appears to have inside information or has a fresh way to spin the headlines. Here are a few of the unlikely places people are trawling for news, verifiable or not.

- Pat Saperstein

Matt Kiser, product manager at a Seattle start-up, has seen his newsletter and blog whatthefuckjusthappenedtoday.com rocket to 48,000 subscribers in just over a month. The site provides a factual rundown for those who have trouble keeping up with the media's furious pace.

¿ Musician Moby cited "friends who work in D.C." when saying on Facebook, "The Russian dossier on Trump is real. …

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