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Fake news. The two most troubling words since “You’re fired,” which was popularized by who many feel is the two most troubling words many people can hear these days: Donald Trump.

The tweeter-in-chief has riled up his fanbase and started a legitimate journalistic discussion about whether journalism is, well, legitimate, with Trump and his supporters claiming the media is skewing the facts to further their agenda, while opponents say far right-leaning outlets falsely portray what’s actually going on in the world.

Yes, fake news is a hot button issue in tense times. But guess what? Fake news has been around so long it may pre-date Donald Trump’s hair. From April O’Neil the newspaper reporter in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Ray Barone, the sportswriter who seems to be home a lot in Everybody Loves Raymond, to Carrie Bradshaw writing about sex and the city for her newspaper column on Sex and the City to Peter Brady using his position as a reporter with the school paper to try and get better grades on The Brady Bunch, the press has been as much a part of the small screen as the remote control.

Take a look below at some of the notable fake news that have graced out TV screens.

Saturday Night Live – “Weekend Update”

Fake? Real? Try a little of both. The iconic segment puts comic spins on real news, but also features plenty of fictional characters. It’s a segment that has remained unscathed since SNL premiered over 40 years ago. Gilda Radner, Chevy Chase, Dennis Miller, Colin Quinn, Kevin Nealon, Amy Poehler, Tina Fey and Colin Jost are just some of the heavyweights to sit in the anchor chair.

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Saved by the Bell – KKTY

The gang at Bayside took to the airwaves on 98.6 on a station where Mr. Belding once deejayed and used the station to do everything from saving the Max from closing to gossiping about fellow students to broadcasting chess.

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Beverly Hills, 90210 – West Beverly Blaze

Brandon and Andrea squirreled away many hours in the office of the student newspaper, arguing over what stories to cover. Journalism remained a part of the show, as Brandon eventually left to work for the “New York Chronicle.”

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Short-lived, but still adored by TV aficionados, the ABC dramedy focused on the personal lives and professional challenges faced by the cast and a crew of a daily sports show.

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The Simpsons – Kent Brockman

Brockman is an animated media legend, working for Channel 6.

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Gilmore Girls – “The Franklin”

The student newspaper at Chilton, “The Franklin” was edited by Rory’s nemesis, Paris. Rory, meanwhile, would try for a career in journalism, even after she was told by publishing bigwig Mitchum Huntzberger while a student at Yale that she doesn’t have what it takes.

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Family Guy – Channel 5

There’s a whole stable of news personalities on Channel 5, headlined by Tom Tucker. He’s joined by other stalwarts Diane Simmons, Tricia Takanawa and Ollie Williams

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