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[liberationtech] Fake News

Andrés Pacheco alps6085 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 9 18:30:02 PST 2016


... like believing Breitbart News...

Actually, "fake news" have become an important smear strategy in US Elections, even before Facebook and "social media..." 

Remember the Dukakis campaign and the impact of one "Horton" case?

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.washingtonpost.com/amphtml/news/monkey-cage/wp/2016/01/06/its-time-to-stop-the-endless-hype-of-the-willie-horton-ad/

Regards | Saludos,

Andrés Leopoldo Pacheco Sanfuentes
<alps at acm.org>

> On Dec 9, 2016, at 7:15 PM, Jayne Cravens <jc at coyotecommunications.com> wrote:
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> >Adding to the aggregation of coverage:
> >From the Intercept this morning: A Clinton Fan Manufactured Fake News That 
> > MSNBC Personalities Spread to Discredit WikiLeaks Docs
> > https://theintercept.com/2016/12/09/a-clinton-fan-manufactured-fake-news-that-msnbc-personalities-spread-to-discredit-wikileaks-docs/
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> From Wikipedia:
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> "The Intercept is an online publication launched in February 2014 by First Look Media, the news organization created and funded by eBayfounder Pierre Omidyar. The editors are Betsy Reed, Glenn Greenwald and Jeremy Scahill. The magazine serves as a platform to report on the documents released by Edward Snowden in the short term, and to "produce aggressive, adversarial journalism across a wide range of issues" in the long term."
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> So, given the bias of the publication, I would take this with a big grain of salt. Or two. 
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