Tuesday 13 December 2016

APB: The Real Scoop on "Fake News"....................from Dan Friedman

I was beginning to get puzzled by this new meme "fake news." To me it's an old saw that always meant reading The Onion, Mad Magazine, The New York Times or watching MSNBC. Perhaps you are another one similarly befuddled by this trite thought that has suddenly been picked up and dusted off. OK, so here's a rule of thumb that should clear up your confusion once and for all. The people who are shouting the loudest about "fake news" are the same ones who have been selling it to us for the last 30 years or more.

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