The “real” media has been broadcasting the woes of so-called “fake” news. What is fake news? Can any news story really be accurate yet unbiased? Is it possible for a reporter to write or read stories like Walter Cronkite once did, without giving them a spin or bias?
Fake news is not new. It has been around for hundreds of years since the dark days of the Gutenberg printing press. Yellow journalism in the mid-1800s used fake interviews, false experts and bogus stories to spark sympathy and rage as the media moguls desired.
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