Skip to comments.After Decrying Fake News, Journalists Are Still Binging On Fake News
Posted on 01/23/2017 1:50:08 PM PST by markomalley
If you thought the results of the 2016 election would cause members of the news media to do a bit of soul-searching about the tenor of their coverage, you were wrong. If you thought they might want to understand why their hysterical attempts to take down Donald Trump were all for naught, you were mistaken. And if you thought they were interested in understanding why media trust numbers just hit record lows, you were delusional.
After spending weeks post-election complaining about the rise of so-called fake news and attributing Hillary Clintons loss to its proliferation, a large number of members of the esteemed fourth estate decided that what America needed wasnt less fake news, but a different kind of fake news. The kind of fake news that confirms their own biases and calls into question the credibility of those they oppose.
Take, for example, this salacious detail Politico reported about Wall Street banker Steven Mnuchin, President Donald Trumps nominee for Treasury secretary. According to the Politico report, which was quickly gobbled up and redistributed by every major media outlet on earth, Mnuchin foreclosed on the home of a 90-year-old widow over a 27-cent debt.
(Excerpt) Read more at thefederalist.com ...
The LSM are beyond (re-)training.
The age of deception is upon us....
We have had blatant deception for at least 70 years.
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