Andrew Pierce is Leading Britain's Conversation.
20 February 2017, 14:56
If people on social media read an opinion from someone they don't like, they label it "fake news". This one moment with James O'Brien perfectly illustrated how ridiculous it has become.
James was discussing Donald Trump mentioning an incident in Sweden in relation to reasons he wants to introduce a travel ban in the US.
When one listener tweeted in to say James was giving out "Fake News", he proved how the meaningless the phrase has become.
James O'Brien Ridicules The Idea Of Calling Everything "Fake News"
The tweeter, called Mr Brexit, wrote to James, saying:
The tweet featured the transcript of Donald Trump's speech, which he says proved what James said wasn't true.
One problem though... James played that exact clip on his show just moments earlier.