The Fake News Empire

The King of Fake News

  • Kolfage knows he produces fake news and goes to great lengths to protect it as well as his image (Image1-2-3)
  • Freedom Daily was sued for defamatory fake news in 2017
  • Kolfage knows people in the media are investigating him and goes through several measures to hide who owns his company. (Image1-2-3)
  • Kolfage takes multiple steps to avoid getting sued for fake news(Image1-2-3)

Kolfage told his employees to write fake news

Kolfage definitely knew his websites were producing fake news for profit, as here he is instructing them to photoshop images:

Fake News Examples

Photoshopping Professionals

  • A photoshopped Hillary Clinton is led away in handcuffs by the FBI. Fake story courtesy of Amanda Shea, Kolfage’s #1 fake news journalist. (Image1)
  • Chuck Schumer photoshopped to have man boobs and gay pride beads, another gem courtesy of “journalist” Amanda Shea.(Image2)
  • Jeffrey Rainforth’s story with a photoshopped and bloodshot-eyed Hillary Clinton. (Image3)
  • More photoshopped images courtesy of Jeffrey Rainforth. (Image4)

Freedom Daily was sued for their fake news, even being named in a federal lawsuit accusing them of defamation for allegedly falsely naming an innocent teenager as the driver who rammed into and killed a counter-demonstrator at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, in August 2017.

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Fake News Examples

FREEDOM DAILY ON SNOPES:

https://www.snopes.com/news/2018/02/17/gotnews-disreputable-sites-sued-naming-innocent-teen-charlottesville-killer/

https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/sutherland-springs-shooting-rumors-hoaxes-and-conspiracy-theories/

https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/nfl-players-demand-month/

https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/california-fires-drug-cartels-marijuana-farms/

https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/ashley-judd-middle-east-women-rights/

https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/florida-sheriffs-office-miami-dolphins-national-anthem/

https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/green-bay-coach-racist-field/

https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/somali-muslims-tennessee-town/

https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/fbi-wasserman-schultz-home/

https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/islamberg-raid/

https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/muslim-refugees-olive-garden/

https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/cnn-fake-news/

https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/clinton-portrait-hung-christmas-decorations-white-house/

https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/texas-high-school-students-fake-trump-assassination/

 

OTHER WEBSITES WHO REPORTED ON FREEDOM DAILY AS FAKE NEWS:

Politifact

http://www.politifact.com/personalities/freedom-daily/

Mediabiascheck.com

https://mediabiasfactcheck.com/?s=freedom+daily

Politifact.com

http://www.politifact.com/punditfact/statements/2017/sep/12/freedom-daily/freedom-daily-misleads-about-potential-food-poison/

Huffington Post

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/this-is-how-russia-used-fake-news-on-facebook-to-help_us_59b60b64e4b0bef3378ce1be

Media Matters

https://www.mediamatters.org/blog/2017/10/04/us-and-eu-experts-have-called-fake-news-site-russian-proxy-its-facebook-page-verified/218133

Postbulletin.com

http://www.postbulletin.com/news/crime/shooting-story-morphs-into-fake-news/article_da9c252b-319a-5e35-a75b-738329ba1e9a.html

Dailydot.com

https://www.dailydot.com/layer8/fake-news-sites-list-facebook/

USAnews.com

https://www.usnews.com/news/national-news/articles/2016-11-14/avoid-these-fake-news-sites-at-all-costs

Fakenewscodex.

http://www.fakenewscodex.com/fake-site/freedom-daily/

Marketwatch.com

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/this-study-proves-the-mainstream-medias-credibility-crisis-is-worse-than-many-think-2017-09-27

Vice.com

https://www.vice.com/en_uk/article/ne4ve7/the-top-ten-uk-fake-news-stories-of-2017

Rannt.com

https://rantt.com/a-look-at-who-is-behind-the-right-wing-fake-news-that-spreads-on-facebook-c88bf0a81bb5

NY Times

https://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/09/us/politics/debunk-fake-news-election-day.html

Buzzfeed

https://www.buzzfeed.com/craigsilverman/partisan-fb-pages-analysis?utm_term=.lgj87xzGW#.usOpMO3rX

Dailysignal.com

https://www.dailysignal.com/2018/01/01/the-history-of-fake-news-in-the-united-states/

Times Tribune

http://timestribuneblogs.com/kelly/fake-news-vs-freedom-again/

Google fake news list

https://sites.google.com/a/icsd.k12.ny.us/ihs-library/detecting-fake-news?tmpl=%2Fsystem%2Fapp%2Ftemplates%2Fprint%2F&showPrintDialog=1

Alternet.com

https://www.alternet.org/media/google-boosting-all-manner-fake-news-about-texas-church-massacre

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