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Monday, March 20, 2017
WND Launches Another Personal Attack on Prof Who Put It On List of Fake-News Sites
Topic: WorldNetDaily

WorldNetDaily is still in personal attack mode against anyone who tells the truth about its lack of credibility.

Last November, when Merrimack College professor Melissa Zimdars put WND on a list of "not credible" websites -- something that's pretty obvious about WND from simply reading the site -- WND's Chelsea Schilling devoted an article to smearing her, stealing unflattering photos of her from her Twitter account (without permission, we can guess) and mocking her academic credentials by emphasizing that she has done research in "fat studies," published a paper on "fat acceptance TV."

Well, Zimdars' list got linked by Harvard University in a research guide, so Schilling is dragging out her attacks again in a March 13 article, republishing all those unflattering stolen pics and sneering that Zimdars is "leftist, Trump-bashing assistant professor in Massachusetts who specialized in 'fat studies'" and who "only actually held her teaching position at the private college in North Andover, Massachusetts, for about 19 months."

Indeed, Schilling is so busy trying to smear Zimdars that the vast majority of her article is dedicated to bashing her. Despite calling Zimdars' list "error-riddled," at no point does Schilling deny or disprove anything Zimdars said about WND beyond complaining that the "Zimdars’ project offers no explanation for" calling WND "unreliable."

Of course, the fact that WND tries to smear its critics rather than engage with them is one clear sign it's "unreliable."

There's also the record from just the past few months, in which WND:

If that's not evidence of an "unreliable" website, we don't know what is. Schilling and WND certainly don't know.

Posted by Terry K. at 8:15 PM EDT

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