Jake Whitney is a freelance journalist and contributing writer for Guernica: A Magazine of Art and Politics.

Alt Reality

To Donald Trump and the right, any news or facts they don’t like or disagree with are labeled fake news, leaving us in a world where the truth becomes just a matter of opinion.


Law professor Zephyr Teachout is part of a watchdog group charging that Donald Trump’s many conflicts of interest violate constitutional strictures. Let her walk you through it.

Beyond Truthiness

Trump’s lies are just the beginning. Over two decades, right-wing media has degraded the credibility of the entire media and also degraded the idea that objective facts even exist.