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By Pete Riehm
Guest Writer 

Delusion in journalism's dying ivory towers

 

May 30, 2019



The past few years “Fake News” real and imagined has become so prevalent that almost every news item is treated with distinct suspicion. Various polls show about 60-70% of the public considers the media highly biased or particularly untrustworthy. Some reports like much of the Russia hoax reporting are downright false, but most of the problem is intense bias where so called journalists simply present the facts in misleading context. To illustrate: if President Trump walked across the Potomac River, the mainstream media headlines would be “Trump can’t swim.”

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