"Fake News" has been a popular phrase, meme and descriptor used by those who see America's mainstream journalists as not only fraudulent, but corrupted. Whether you believe that to be the case or not tends to divide people along political lines, but it does open up a can of worms on whether these claims are, indeed, true.
So in keeping with the spirit of the Narrative Wars' original reason for existence, we'll take a look at these two claims. And full disclaimer - this one gets a little ranty. Perhaps that's keeping in the spirit of political discourse and our freedom of speech as well.