GIVE IT TO ME STRAIGHT, DOCTOR. I CAN TAKE IT
by Todd Hartley
Some of you may remember that a couple of weeks ago I went on a rant about how news outlets are constantly reporting conjecture as fact to rile up their bases and increase sales. In that particular case, it was the New York Post basically insinuating that we’ve made contact with aliens, but the problem is rampant media-wide and contributes mightily to the astounding level of stupid in America today.
Here’s the way I see it: If you routinely fall for fake news and start sharing it around on social media and referring to it in your conversations, then you were probably afflicted with stupid to begin with. No amount of real journalism was going to save you. Read the rest of this entry →