Fake News is clearly the junk food of the news cycle. But there’s a reason why we eat it at two in the morning.
The story of James Harris Jackson, a white man who wanted to hunt black men, highlights that the promotion of crime in America is still horribly biased.
I regard fake news as I do junk food: it’s comfort news. I feel more comfortable the more people around me consume it. And like junk food, the more I eat, the less I think about it.