‘fake news’ … a phrase with no meaning … a cliché ???

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To be sure, Trump has at times used the term “FAKE NEWS” to talk about articles he actually claims are inaccurate. But his promiscuous use of the phrase leaves it with no real meaning. As Steve Coll wrote last month in The New Yorker, Trump’s “definition of ‘fake news’ is credible reporting that he doesn’t like.”

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