Contact Us
Make My Homepage

Fake news and fake outrage: The liberals are guilty, too — Jim Gearhart Show podcast

Subscribe to New Jersey 101.5 FM on

Jim Gearhart’s heard all the accusations — that President Donald Trump throws out the term “fake news” when he hears a report he doesn’t like.

But is he really alone in that? Jim Gearhart’s pretty sure there’s plenty of fake outrage over fake news coming from progressives and the mainstream media, too.

His attention was captured last week by a “60 Minutes” exploration of the issue — and sure, there were lots of actual-fake-news stories cited. But Jim couldn’t believe the indignation from mainstream media sources who say they’re never part of that sort of thing.

“Of course they are,” Jim says in the latest edition of his new podcast, “The Jim Gearhart Show.

The clip above is just part of the latest episode of the new Jim Gearhart Show podcast — to get the full thing, subscribe with your favorite podcasting app for iPhones, Android devices or your computer:

Get The Jim Gearhart Show on Google Play

Get Jim on iTunes

The show featured one alleged purveyor of fake news — but one who’d claimed Hillary Clinton had been truly ill on the campaign trail last year. Scott Pelley questioned that idea — undercut it as unproven. But, Jim says, Pelley also couldn’t prove it wasn’t true.

“It was so obvious, that it sort of threw him back on his heals,” Jim says.

Love podcasts? Also check out Forever 39, Annette and Megan’s new podcast about turning 40 — and loving life along the way. This week, they remind us: You’ve only got 7 seconds to make a first impression. Guess what they notice first?

— Townsquare Media staff

More from Jim:

Best of NJ101.5

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for New Jersey Insiders quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive New Jersey Insiders contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.