…What Facebook Did to American Democracy…

      ....and why was it so hard to see it coming?............ Luchenko Yana / Shutterstock / Zak Bickel / The Atlantic What Facebook Did to American Democracy In the media world, as in so many other realms, there is a sharp discontinuity in the timeline: before the 2016 election, and after. Things we … Continue reading …What Facebook Did to American Democracy…

….Why ‘Fake News’ is a Threat to Real Journalism – and Democracy…

.............I couldn't pick Dennis Bailey out of a two Bailey line up.......but I'm liking his stuff more every day....... w Quick quiz: Which story is false? Donald Trump would have won the popular vote if not for the more than three million undocumented immigrants who illegally cast ballots in the 2016 election. Barack Obama bugged … Continue reading ….Why ‘Fake News’ is a Threat to Real Journalism – and Democracy…

……the world that trump and ailes built…..

The measure of their influence lies in the distance between today’s media and politics and those of the years they were born. By Jill Lepore THE New Yorker Illustration by Tom Bachtell Roger Ailes died recently, at the age of seventy-seven, during a week when the ground shook beneath a stumbling Donald Trump. The two … Continue reading ……the world that trump and ailes built…..

…..Fake News is the deliberate attempt to publish hoaxes and/or disinformation for the purpose of profit or influence….

    A questionable source exhibits any of the following: extreme bias, overt propaganda, poor or no sourcing to credible information and/or is fake news. ;;;; Sources listed in the Questionable Category may be very untrustworthy and should be fact checked on a per article basis. See also: 100 Percent Fed Up 70 News AbcNews.com.co Allen … Continue reading …..Fake News is the deliberate attempt to publish hoaxes and/or disinformation for the purpose of profit or influence….