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Old 02-11-2018, 02:18 PM
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It looks like Whell will have a bunch of new reading material.
Yep, sounds Or-Whellian.
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Old 02-12-2018, 08:36 AM
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Unilever threatens to pull ads from FB and Google unless they clamp down on the fake news. Seems to me they ought to broaden the threat to Fox “News”.

https://www.theguardian.com/media/20...acebook-google
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Old 02-17-2018, 02:06 PM
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Journalists lashed out at a White House spokesman on Saturday after the aide to President Trump claimed that news media and Democrats have caused more "chaos" than Russia.

White House deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley made the comments during an interview on Fox News while responding to special counsel Robert Mueller's indictment of Russian nationals for meddling in the 2016 election.

"There are two groups that have created chaos more than the Russians and that’s the Democrats and the mainstream media,” Gidley asserted on Fox News.

"[They] continued to push this lie on the American people for more than a year, and frankly Americans should be outraged by that."


http://thehill.com/homenews/media/37...ck-over-russia

So, fellow American citizens have done more damage than a now-indicted Russia and Trump lying 5-6 times a day while ignoring Russian threats to our country. Who knew (other than Whell, of course)?
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Old 02-17-2018, 03:34 PM
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He's right, we should be outraged, and I am. At his filth-spewing, deceptive mouth.
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Old 02-19-2018, 06:55 AM
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Journalists lashed out at a White House spokesman on Saturday after the aide to President Trump claimed that news media and Democrats have caused more "chaos" than Russia.

White House deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley made the comments during an interview on Fox News while responding to special counsel Robert Mueller's indictment of Russian nationals for meddling in the 2016 election.

"There are two groups that have created chaos more than the Russians and that’s the Democrats and the mainstream media,” Gidley asserted on Fox News.

"[They] continued to push this lie on the American people for more than a year, and frankly Americans should be outraged by that."


http://thehill.com/homenews/media/37...ck-over-russia

So, fellow American citizens have done more damage than a now-indicted Russia and Trump lying 5-6 times a day while ignoring Russian threats to our country. Who knew (other than Whell, of course)?
Well, yeah. And here's more evidence to that effect:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/...=.d3fd16c304af

For example:

It was very strange when your media started to look into the groups. It was almost like a competition, you know. “We found out that this group was operated by Russians!” but then you’d look at this group and you’d find it only had 100 members. For some time, it looked a lot like your colleagues were just going after facts and not really analyzing it.

Also:

They organized anti-Trump rallies also. Yes, they were active against Hillary [Clinton], but they were not always pro-Trump. They were also active after the election. The story about the Black Fist movement — fake movement self-defense classes for black people — they started this story in 2017, after Trump was elected.

In other words, the story about Russian meddling took on a life of its own in the news media to support a narrative, and lacked any analysis. Facts that didn't support the narrative were downplayed or not reported. Narrative, rather than facts, become the news. And fake news is born.
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Old 02-19-2018, 07:43 AM
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It looked a lot like your colleagues were just going after facts...

In other words, the story about Russian meddling took on a life of its own in the news media to support a narrative, and lacked any analysis. Facts that didn't support the narrative were downplayed or not reported. Narrative, rather than facts, become the news. And fake news is born.
More babbling bullshit from a knave who can be relied upon to defend the indefensible. So, you surmise that the MSM's focus on pursuing facts as the genesis of fake news? Only in your delusional, Trump-sycophantic mind.
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Old 02-19-2018, 08:16 AM
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Whell believes everything Limblow says, then has the gall to bash real journalism. He’s a joke, and can’t seem to deal with facts. His narrative has been set in stone for him by hateful old white males, who spew “alternative facts” which, for Whell, are his truth. Sad!
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Old 02-19-2018, 08:20 AM
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More babbling bullshit from a knave who can be relied upon to defend the indefensible. So, you surmise that the MSM's focus on pursuing facts as the genesis of fake news? Only in your delusional, Trump-sycophantic mind.
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Whell believes everything Limblow says, then has the gall to bash real journalism. He’s a joke, and can’t seem to deal with facts. His narrative has been set in stone for him by hateful old white males, who spew “alternative facts” which, for Whell, are his truth. Sad!
I see neither one of you bothered to read the link I posted. Instead, you take your typical "head in the sand" approach to information that competes with your rather fragile world view. Typical.
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Old 02-19-2018, 08:31 AM
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Way ahead of you, Whell, as always. Read that article yesterday, in a balanced way. Didn’t cherry pick a paragraph and draw conclusions from it, which is what you always do. Learn to actually read, dude!
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Old 02-19-2018, 08:54 AM
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I see neither one of you bothered to read the link I posted. Instead, you take your typical "head in the sand" approach to information that competes with your rather fragile world view. Typical.
It's entertaining to watch you tie yourself in knots trying to convince yourself that your Dear Leader is an honorable, decent, honest and ethical leader. It must really suck trying to avoid the obvious conclusion that you've been conned by such a buffoon. Sad.
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