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What are the techniques of fake news and what is the role of social media?

BenjieBenjie Administrator, star-trek-member

Can a free press exist in a market system?


  • marilynKmarilynK star-trek-member

    Do we have a free press? I'm not sure we do. Press is controlled by whomever owns them or finances them (Television stations, Newspaper owners, Shareholders, Ad agencies who paid for the news shows to be on) and their personal scope on how news will be reported and what is news. The United States is not subject to the same rules and regulations as say Russia or China, or even England, but each country has expectations of how news is discovered, reported, or hidden. Is there fake news, sure. Is some news accurate, sure, but who is to say for sure which is which.

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