As people of integrity, we want to tell the truth, but how do we TELL the truth from the lie. Passive listeners will absorb massive quantities of intentional and accidental distortions.
With fake news, propaganda, media distortions, and un-confirmable stories flooding social media and 24/7 news outlets, how do you watch the war in Ukraine?
You can ignore reality, but it won’t ignore you.
Greg Gutfeld at Fox News labels the media “irredeemably evil” when ABC News tweets about a “luxury car” that attacks a crowd of peaceful Black lives matter protestors. Never mind the race or motivations of the driver…you know, the actual facts of the story that didn’t neatly fit the narrative.
Eric Felten at RealClearInvestigations.com notes that the media protects Joe and Hunter Biden by repeatedly saying that there’s “no evidence” of corruption or influence peddling in their connections with Ukraine. What if journalists treated Donald Trump using “the Biden standard”?
Faith Gardner at Daily Kos says as conservatives conquer and take over Facebook, Progressives need to learn how to whine and shout louder…because that’s what it took for conservatives to win Facebook. Bill Whittle labels and debunks this classic Leftist tactic.
Lara Logan says it’s professional suicide, but speaks truth about news media bias in an interview on the ‘Mike Drop’ podcast with Navy SEAL Mike Ritland. She calls out the overwhelming Left-wing, and anti-Trump, tilt in reporting, and slams journalists who use anonymous government sources.