Mongoose: A Real Fake News Story

Corruption, Media

From Headline to Photograph, a Fake News Masterpiece

In a raucous election year defined by made-up stories, Mr. Harris was a home-grown, self-taught practitioner, a boutique operator with no ties to Russian spy agencies or Macedonian fabrication factories. As Mr. Trump takes office this week, the beneficiary of at least a modest electoral boost from a flood of fakery, Mr. Harris and his ersatz-news website,, make for an illuminating tale.

Phi Beta Iota: The NYT, one of the greatest fake news enterprises in history, has done a fine job covering an imitator.

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