Paul Horner Interview — Podcast February 6, 2017


Fake News, Satire, and the Bottom Line: What Paul Horner’s Fake News Tells Us About the Supposedly Ancient and Honorable Concept of Objective News Reporting. The Democratic Perspective tag-team talks to Paul Horner, (in)famous manufacturer of Internet hoaxes, about how our national political divisions and Facebook combined to turn an Internet satirist and media iconoclast into a) a darling of the far right, b) a supposedly evil purveyor of fake news, c) a Kardashian-level icon of the age of celebrity, and, finally, d) a poster child for being-careful-what-you-wish-for.

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