Tag: fake news
MUST WATCH: Dr. Steve Pieczenik: We Did The Counter-Coup Through E-mails And Assange
A very wide-ranging interview that will help you understand what’s going on behind the scenes during a very confusing time in American history. ________All opinions my own. – By Dannielle Blumenthal, Ph.D.
How To Identify #FakeNews
This morning an article ran across my feed that was pretty attention-getting, to say the least. It purported to “prove” that during the Presidential campaign, the Clinton camp had paid some high-profile Republicans off to trash Donald Trump. Two variations of the headline are out there: “6 Republicans Who Took Secret Payments From Clinton To…
The Most Troubling Thing About "Fake News"
As a professional communicator, I am well aware that our primary social institutions both make and distribute fake news. Politicians do it. What is political messaging, really, if not the promulgation of a narrative that twists the facts in service of an agenda? Governments do it. It’s called “disinformation,” “psychological operations,” and “propaganda.” The news…
The Astonishing Hypocrisy of “Fake News”
President Obama lied, openly, intentionally, and repeatedly, to the American public and to Congress in order to make sure that a nuclear deal with Iran was struck. His speechwriter, Ben Rhodes, called this “the narrative.” Rhodes explained that most reporters are twenty-somethings who will basically believe anything released through the D.C. “echo chamber.” So it…