Skip to comments.The Fake News Machine
Posted on 09/13/2017 1:23:04 AM PDT by MoraBlack
Veles used to make porcelain for the whole of Yugoslavia. Now it makes fake news.
This sleepy riverside town in Macedonia is home to dozens of website operators who churn out bogus stories designed to attract the attention of Americans. Each click adds cash to their bank accounts.
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Flash! CNN attacks fake news competitors. FWIW, I didn’t recognize any of the purported fake news articles. How about ya’ll?
I don’t remember any of those articles either. Chances are that if they were posted, they were taken down rather quickly as being fake.
>>stories designed to attract the attention of Americans. Each click adds cash to their bank accounts.
Like the Outbrain clickbait photos underneath articles on many corporate news websites?
>>Facebook says it spots fake news accounts by looking for certain patterns of activity repeated posting of the same content, or a sudden increase in messaging. It is putting warning labels on fake stories in some countries, and the company has also taken steps to undercut the business model of fake news publishers.
Facebook had a headline trending news item yesterday about a porn link that appeared in Ted Cruz’s twitter feed yesterday. Was it really a top 5 breaking news item?
Move over Pravda. CNN, MSNBC, CBS, ABC, FOX NEWS, and even the Cartoon Network long ago surpassed your leftist propaganda. In fact today I rate Pravda just under The National Inquirer as the most likey source of real journalism today. It is a crying shame that the left was able to infiltrate and use the education system to indoctrinate so many of the current generation to blindly follow the mindless rants of the likes of Hollywood idiots who live in a fantasy land of make believe and who pretend to care so much for the unfortunate poor. Yet they live behind big walls and go nowhere without heavily armed body guards while preaching to everyone else but themselves to open their homes and to turn in their guns. I grow sicker every day when I see what has happened to the country I love. I consider myself fortunate to have been born in this country even though I was born in the 1950s with no idea of who my father was and according to todays criteria I was homeless the day I was born and remained so until joining the military as soon as I could and then a barracks bunk became my first own bed and as close to a real home as I ever had. I did pretty well in the military and got an education the hard and slow way. While it has never been what I would call easy I cannot imagine for a moment another place on earth where I would have stood a chance to do as well as I did all things considered. Unfortunately the country I grew up in in has changed so much. I hear all the ungrateful people who call themselves Americans when I do not believe they have any idea what being American means. In truth I see anger in them for the country that offers them so much if only they put in an honest effort and start practicing the things you tell others to do. Get rid of you car and walk 10 miles through dangerous parts of the city without a weapon to protect yourself the wife remains at home freezing to death because someone decided your children dying from pneumonia is preferable to you exceeding you arbitrarily determined “carbon footprint”. And of course she hopes there is not another home invasion where she will have to protect herself and the children with a kitchen knife against crooks who believe it or not just totally ignored Mayor Gunnhater’s unconstitutional gun law that essentially told criminals not to worry about their victims being able to protect themselves. And when you get home to find your wife raped and murdered along with your children just for the few dollars in your wife’s purse you will no doubt be comforted by liberal media and politicians who will spare no effort to use it in some perverted way to pass more laws to make their mindless liberal supporters feel good because they did something, regardless of how meaningless.
Hillary was the one who admitted "WE came, WE same, HE DIED! HA HA HA" when talking about the war crime murder of Momar Gaddafi. He was a POW who was brutally tortured and killed in custody. We financed that and the Hate Department laughed and approved.
And the idiots at CNN think there are people dumb enough to believe most of the fake news turned out in Macedonia. I think the folks at CNN ARE dumber than the people who merely - mostly out of curiosity - “click” on these sites, and they are exceeded, in dumbness, by the advertisers who pay these web sites for their clicks.
I don't know why they bother with the fake news or where it comes from as it just destroys their credibility and the credibility of conservatives.
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