Seth Meyers: It's Time To Retire The Term 'Fake News'

Seth Meyers thinks that “fake news” as a term is “busted.”

And the “Late Night” host says it’s all because of Donald Trump, who used the phrase during Wednesday’s press conference to describe CNN and attack unsubstantiated claims in a dossier alleging that Russia has “compromising personal and financial information” on the president-elect.

“Today, Trump called these new reports ‘fake news,’ so despite an incredibly short run, I think it is time to retire that term,” said Meyers, who added that the words used to mean one thing, “but now everyone is using it for everything.”

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18 Published By - The Huffington Post | The Full Feed - 2017.01.12. 10:50
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