When it comes to the global mainstream media that is owned by six corporations, it is clear that they only want you to hear what they want you to put into your brain. When they want it bad enough, it will be heard around the world. Independent thinking is not wanted and neither is alternative media, because when you step away from the mainstream media news, you won’t find hundreds of reporters repeating themselves like a broken record.
MAINSTREAM MEDIA PUNKS THE WORLD!
Facebook, Google spread fake news , but mainstream media do too- Lionel
In an effort to halt the spread of “fake news,” Google and Facebook say they are changing their advertising policies. It comes after both companies were slammed over allowing false information to be disseminated during the US presidential election. Yet, while non-news sources such as Google and Facebook are changing their policies, fake news sometimes promoted by mainstream – and actual – news outlets such as CNN and the New York Times – led America into the Iraq war – are left out of the conversation. The outlets that propagate those stories remain above reproach from criticism for journalistic malpractice. Legal and media analyst Lionel of LionelMedia joins ‘News With Ed’ to give his take.
Local TV forced to denounce ‘one-sided news’ by America’s largest media company
Sinclair Broadcasting Group forced their local news stations to air the same script about fake news, in an attempt to undermine non-Sinclair stations. The broadcasting group is America’s largest media company and has been accused of biased, pro-Trump coverage. In December, Politico reported that the Trump campaign had struck a deal with Sinclair during the 2016 election in order to obtain more favorable coverage.
Widely-reported ‘fake news’ story reveals troubling pattern among mainstream media
Several of the nation’s most influential news outlets were caught spreading a sensational, but totally false, news story on Friday: Pundits accused WikiLeaks of secretly offering the Trump campaign access to Democratic National Committee emails before they were published. RT America’s Anya Parampil explains what led to this transgression.
‘Stuff of Nightmares’: Viral Video Shows Sinclair Forcing Local TV Anchors to Recite Trumpian Propaganda — “It sickens me the way this company is encroaching upon trusted news brands in rural markets,” said one local reporter.