On the Front Line of the Battle Against Fake News

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If the past couple of years are any indication, the media in the United States, and far beyond, is facing a crisis. Now a household term, “fake news” has empowered populists and other dubious forces, while public trust in traditional news outlets has steadily eroded. Half-truths and hostility seem to have overtaken the political conversation.

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  • February 22, 2018 at 11:24 am
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    I have a different take. Let’s place the blame where it rightfully belongs starting with journalists who are motivated by their own personal emotions and beliefs to such an extent they knowingly author fake news. The root cause of fake news is when the journalist thinks they are the real story.

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