Tony Ortega’s Fake News: Publish and Be Damned

We told you about the royal wedding of William and Kate and how the unchecked chaos of yet another in a seemingly endless torrent of fraudulent stories by Tony Ortega almost derailed the whole event.

One question we’ve been getting since that piece first posted is exactly how Tony Ortega tried to justify the obvious

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(In)Convenient Journalist

Tony Ortega is one of America’s most infamous Twitter hatemongers, a blowhard opinion-slinger who regularly tweets his thoughts and opinions on the very narrow number of subjects that seem to capture his fleeting attention.

But lately a kind of meta question has swirled around Ortega: Is he a journalist? And if not, what

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Tony Ortega’s deliberate falsification-style of “journalism”

There is no shortage of fake news on the internet these days. It doesn’t take much to be a blogger willing to fill post after post with nothing but lies. But to be a blogger exposed as a liar on snopes.com, the internet’s gold standard for debunking and exposing deceit? Now that’s a

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Tony Ortega’s Unreliable Sources: Amy Scobee

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Developer of False Leads Part 2

 

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Developer of False Leads

We have it from reliable sources that Tony Ortega is considered a notorious developer of false leads and fake news by a large group of New York journalists. Following are just a couple of examples of his conduct that demonstrate why.

When evaluating information, we are often admonished to “consider the source.”

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