"Fake News"

in reality, all of this has been a total load of old bollocks

Ban "fake news" sites?

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Re: "Fake News"

Postby Jimbo » 22 Feb 2019, 07:23

I couldn't wait to post this another installment of Taibbi's media critique, Hate Inc., The Ten Rules of Hate. It took about an hour to read but he hits ten buttons here explaining why and how US media is so fucked up.

It boggles the mind that people think they’re practicing real political advocacy by watching any major corporate TV channel, be it Fox or MSNBC or CNN. Does anyone seriously believe that powerful people would allow truly dangerous ideas to be broadcast on TV? The news today is a reality show where you’re part of the cast: America vs. America, on every channel.


One point he made that I have also argued regards objectivity and how a good news article should include all reasonable sides of an issue. "Some say A while others say B," is something I don't hear especially in the MSM Russia! story, or if they are feeling generous the truth is buried at the very bottom of a story. Fortunately the alternative media spend much time debunking the MSM while unfortunately the MSM merely ignores the alternatives.

https://taibbi.substack.com/p/chapter-1 ... n-rules-of Part one

https://taibbi.substack.com/p/the-ten-r ... es-710-the Part two
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Re: "Fake News"

Postby Jimbo » 09 Mar 2019, 06:22

Salisbury attack 'evidence' of Russian weapon stockpile
Mark Urban Diplomatic and defence editor, Newsnight @MarkUrban01

If true, Russia would be in violation of one of the major post-Cold War arms control treaties.

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-47446223

If true??? Get the fuck out of here. Kind of reporting is this? (It's government propaganda is what it is.)

Russia. Russia. Russia!

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Re: "Fake News"

Postby Jimbo » 10 Mar 2019, 03:37

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Re: "Fake News"

Postby toomanyhatz » 11 Mar 2019, 17:43

Jimbo wrote:
Salisbury attack 'evidence' of Russian weapon stockpile
Mark Urban Diplomatic and defence editor, Newsnight @MarkUrban01

If true, Russia would be in violation of one of the major post-Cold War arms control treaties.

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-47446223

If true??? Get the fuck out of here. Kind of reporting is this? (It's government propaganda is what it is.)

Russia. Russia. Russia!

:roll:


:lol: You really don't understand how journalism works at all, do you?

Sorry, I realize your "sources" don't have sources themselves, so they can afford to just state their opinions as facts. But until you prove that something stated as fact is not fact, and was misrepresented intentionally, you do not get to call it 'Fake."

Retitle your damn thread if you're not going to play by your own rules.
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Re: "Fake News"

Postby Jimbo » 11 Mar 2019, 18:13

While you were off eating your pablum the term "fake news" has become a catch phrase meaning propaganda. The article above is not only speculative but unnecessarily incendiary. It riles up you oatmeal eaters.
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Re: "Fake News"

Postby toomanyhatz » 11 Mar 2019, 18:17

Jimbo wrote:"fake news" has become a catch phrase meaning propaganda.


No it hasn't.
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Re: "Fake News"

Postby Jimbo » 11 Mar 2019, 18:21

toomanyhatz wrote:
Jimbo wrote:"fake news" has become a catch phrase meaning propaganda.


No it hasn't.


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Re: "Fake News"

Postby toomanyhatz » 11 Mar 2019, 18:31

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Jimbo wrote:My point is to save the world from WWIII.

Jimbo wrote:Trump is right. The collusion conspiracy theory has been debunked and you seem to refuse to look at the evidence.

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Re: Fake News and Propaganda

Postby Jimbo » 13 Mar 2019, 12:42

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Re: "Fake News"

Postby toomanyhatz » 13 Mar 2019, 20:59

Why did I watch the video? Why?

God, your 'sources' are so full of shit.

I guess the implication here is that global warming can't really be happening because there are people scaring children?
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Re: "Fake News"

Postby toomanyhatz » 13 Mar 2019, 22:17

Jimbo wrote:One point he made that I have also argued regards objectivity and how a good news article should include all reasonable sides of an issue.


Ooh, missed this before.

You can actually say this with a straight face. Impressive.
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Re: "Fake News"

Postby Jimbo » 29 Mar 2019, 02:40

Speaking of Putin's perfidy here is something for your consideration.

A Very Incomplete List of Sinister Things Vladimir Putin/Russia/‘the Russians’ Have Been Accused of Doing


https://thegrayzone.com/2019/03/27/a-ve ... -of-doing/
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Re: "Fake News"

Postby Jimbo » 31 Mar 2019, 11:39

“One Million Muslim Uighurs Have Been Detained by China, the U.N. Says. Where’s the Global Outrage?” - The Intercept

“U.N. says it has credible reports that China holds million Uighurs in secret camps.”
- Reuters

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August 23, 2018
No, the UN Did Not Report China Has ‘Massive Internment Camps’ for Uighur Muslims


https://thegrayzone.com/2018/08/23/un-d ... r-muslims/
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Re: "Fake News"

Postby Jimbo » 01 Apr 2019, 16:13



Expose of western propaganda and fakery in the recent Syrian war. CNN = fake news. Al Jezeera = fake news. White Helmets = fakes.
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Re: "Fake News"

Postby Jimbo » 03 Apr 2019, 17:27

Iran is behind a wave of cyber-attacks targeting the Post Office and other key parts of Britain's infrastructure, spies believe

Analysis by cyber security experts in California concluded that a group connected to the Iranian Revolutionary Guard was responsible

https://en.mogaznews.com/World-News/116 ... ource=true
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Re: "Fake News"

Postby Sneelock » 17 Apr 2019, 19:04

Oops, wrong planet.
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