Posts Tagged mainstream media

The President Releases “The Highly-Anticipated 2017 Fake News Awards”

Here.  And well-deserved, if we are being honest. Say what you will about Donald Trump the man and/or Donald Trump the President, he certainly makes for some interesting (and savage) jousting with the mainstream media. Advertisements

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How the Mainstream Media Continues to Cultivate an Untrustworthy Image

Recently, the University of Missouri’s Reynolds Journalism Institute conducted a relatively large survey seeking to quantitatively determine which news organizations Americans trust.  Unsurprisingly, CNN fell squarely within the “Least Trusted” category of outcomes.  Even more recently, CNN exemplified why. First, the brief background context. In July, a Google employee named James Damore drafted a memorandum […]

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Clinton, Trump, the Media, and Groupthink

The mainstream media continually points out that Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump heading into November’s general election, but how accurate are these polling results? There is some reason to believe that certain mainstream media outlets, such as CBS and NBC, have routinely oversampled Democrats – purposefully or not is anyone’s supposition – with the net […]

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The Media Corrupts Our Perceptions

The following is a very deserving article repost, discussing the corrupting nature of the media as it relates to perceptions and reality, and its broader effects on the human psyche: From Psychology Today, “If It Bleeds, It Leads: Understanding Fear-Based Media,” by Deborah Serani, Psy.D. News is a money making industry. One that doesn’t always […]

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