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Why 60 Minutes Failed: Fake News Narrative Exposed

  • Published on Mar 27, 2017
    On Sunday March 26th, 2016, 60 Minutes did a highly rated expose on Fake News: “The phrase ‘fake news’ has been used by Trump to discredit responsible reporting that he dislikes. But 60 Minutes’ investigation looks at truly fake news created by con-artists.”


    While examining websites which create admittedly fictional hoax stories and Russian bots which can inflate social media statistics – Scott Pelley took aim at lawyer Mike Cernovich, in a segment which only further demonstrated the mainstream media’s dishonesty.

    Link: http://www.cbsnews.com/news/how-fake-…

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March 29, 2017 - Posted by | GeoPolitics, Social Trends | , , , , , , ,

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