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Friday, July 14, 2017

Have Consumers Decided Most News Is Fake News? - WSJ

Skepticism toward the media is most often associated with conservatives in Middle America, some of whom eat something other than artisanal sandwiches. But this week brings more evidence that investors worldwide have become very reluctant to buy what many established news organizations are selling. How else to explain the collective shrug of the shoulders in financial markets to the latest breathless media reports about alleged collusion between the 2016 Trump campaign and Russia?

via www.wsj.com

Perhaps news stories should come with a little legend at the top that identified it as fake or not fake, as the case may be.

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Comments

"Perhaps news stories should come with a little legend at the top that identified it as fake or not fake": but they do. "Washington Post" it says, or "New York Times" or "CNN".

Posted by: dearieme | Jul 14, 2017 11:27:27 AM

Or, lest you think me anti-American, "BBC" or "The Guardian".

Posted by: dearieme | Jul 14, 2017 11:27:59 AM

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