Much has been made lately by the mainstream media regarding the epidemic of “fake news.”
The past week alone has seen hundreds of articles in the mainstream media online and in print bemoaning the “fake news” phenomenon. A Google News search for the term retrieves roughly 610,000 results in under a second.
But as the liberal hysteria surrounding “fake news” increases, so too is the mainstream media campaign to smear media outlets with the moniker.
“Fake news” is yet the latest iteration of “racist,” or “bigot,” or “conspiracy theorist” — misused terms used to silence the voices the progressive powers-that-be would rather not be heard. – READ MORE