The buzz phrase this past month has been ‘Fake News’ as over in the USA the Donald Trump camp have had to swat away repeated attempts to smear and the discredit the victor in the 2016 Presidential Election and supporters of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, unable to accept their team lost because people rejected perpetual war and a domestic policy that shat on ordianary citizens in order to elevate the interests of minorities.
But how do we define Fake News?
My friend Graham Lear posted this explanation on Facebook. It covers the half truth and spin that qualifies a story as Fake News even if it is not complete fabrication.
The Globalist Pravda Network
Fake News is a phrase that is never far from the lips or fingertips of journalists and television pundits who are supposed to keep us informed about what is happening in the world. But how reliable are those who have appointed themselves the guardians of journalistic integrity. Not very reliable it seems, if The Guardian, a highbrow UK newspaper is anything to go by.
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