Sunday 27 November 2016

What to do about 'Fake News'

Suddenly, “fake news” is in the news (and no, I’m not talking about Brian Williams or Dan Rather). Apparently, some in the media are scrambling to explain Donald Trump’s victory of the candidate they expected to win, Hillary Clinton. In that effort, they are now pointing fingers at everyone but themselves, claiming the Russians and various other nefarious operators have pulled a fast one on the ignorant masses in ‘fly-over country’.    (continue reading)

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