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Right-wing pundit Bill O'Reilly rails against “Islamic extremists” on his former news commentary show, The O'Reilly Factor. (Fox News)

The Real Founders of Fake News? American Islamophobes

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To stay on top of important articles like these, sign up to receive the latest updates from TomDispatch.com. Anti-Muslim activists in...

FAKE NEWS: Did Muslims March in Favor of Sharia Law in England?

A video showing a religious procession in Bradford, England, was misrepresented as a protest by those with an anti-Muslim agenda. CLAIM:  A video shows Muslims "marching...
Anti-Muslim fervor has been bubbling for years in the United States and Europe, periodically stoked by elected officials and media outlets. Most of these tropes — usually involving the “outraged Muslims demand special treatment” trope — are either partially or wholly false; but they are repeated ad infinitum anyway. Here are some of our top stories:

A Look at Some Widely-Spread Falsehoods About Muslims

Mislabeled footage of an aggressive "Muslim migrant" shared by President Donald Trump is just one more hoax in a long line of fabricated anti-Islam...
Muslim Migrant Beats Up a Dutch Boy on Crutches?

FAKE NEWS: Muslim Migrant Beats Up a Dutch Boy on Crutches?

A video of a teenager beating up a person on crutches was shared by President Donald Trump along with the claim that the antagonist...
When is a Muslim not a Muslim, a terrorist not Islam?

When is a Muslim not a Muslim, a terrorist not Islam?

CHARLOTTE, N.C., September 19, 2017 - When Barack Obama was president, he never missed an opportunity to observe that Islamic terrorists were not "real"...

Trump Lashes Out On Media Calling It ‘Fake & Fraudulent’ In Twitter Row

President Donald Trump defended his use of social media in a series of tweets Saturday and said his usage is "not presidential" but "modern...
Ted Nugent Says the Parkland Survivors 'Have No Soul'

Bogus Claims About ‘Underreported’ Terror Attacks

I’m out of excuses for the people in the Trump White House, and now things are starting to get really scary. In its relentless...
An 'Alternative Facts' Pizza With Zero Calories

An ‘Alternative Facts’ Pizza With Zero Calories

Kellyanne Conway made headlines Sunday when she told Chuck Todd on Meet the Press that press secretary Sean Spicer was using "alternative facts" to...