What is “fake” news & who decides??

There’s been a lot of bantering back and forth about fake news and accusations put forth by our government about Russian hackers, etc. We are being told that we can’t believe alternative news media and they are making every effort to contain what we can or cannot read! Net neutrality is also being threatened. How best to control a population than by limiting their access to differing viewpoints and news sources. Admittedly, the media has been easily played this year–especially our mainstream news media! Is it any wonder that people are looking elsewhere?

One can’t help but feel that when one is being discouraged from something that there must be something they don’t want you to know. Is there something you don’t want us to know? WHO gets to decide what is real news or what is fake news? That’s the big question. Well, it looks like they have decided for us!!…

U.S. Government Pass Bill Outlawing Independent Media

The U.S. Senate passed a bill on Friday that will effectively outlaw all forms of independent media from being accessed in the United States.

The “Countering Disinformation and Propaganda Act” not only allows the U.S. government to ban outlets deemed to be “Russian propaganda,” but gives them the ability to legally spread disinformation online via social networks and mainstream media outlets.

http://bients.com/u-s-government-pass-bill-outlawing-independent-media/

Now, this is great if you can really trust our government which is controlled by oligarchs with an agenda! We certainly don’t want to be brainwashed by foreign governments, do we? Since I don’t wish to disseminate false news, and sometimes we may or may not unwittingly do so, I trust that my colleagues who read and share this space with me have some level of discernment to decide for themselves what is fake and what is real, rather than leaving it up to me to decide for them.

The following article regarding this issue is quite interesting, and I thought it was worthy of passing on to others for their own assessment. I urge you to read it and share it…

Labelling Dissenting Media As ‘Fake News’ Is The Same As Telling Us That Our Grievances Are Imaginary

The political establishment’s attempt to regain control of the narrative by tarring all dissenting media as ‘fake news’ is the largest gaslighting attempt in American history.

http://www.newslogue.com/debate/184

 

 

 

 

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