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    NBC's Fake News King Brian Williams Launches Crusade Against "Fake News"

    Brian Williams, the disgraced ex-NBC journalist who was literally fired for falsely reporting that he was in a helicopter during the Iraq war that took on combatant fire, is now going on a crusade against "fake news."

    On his MSNBC show last night, Williams decided to attack retired General Flynn and Donald Trump for spreading "fake news" via their twitter accounts.



    http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-1...inst-fake-news

    They've been beating the "fake-news" narrative against our heads, ever since the election (when the Wikileaks , Hillary, Podesta, and associates, "spirt cooking" and other possible sick shit came to light)......

    But, this one takes the cake......


    Brian Williams (who repeatedly, for 12 years, "misremembered" being on helo that was hit by an RPG in Iraq) is now back on the airwaves & attacking General Flynn.

    It appears their hypocrisy knows no bounds.

    & Why in the hell is Comcast/NBC still giving this lying asshole a platform?
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    The fake news narrative is real; exactly how pervasive it is a good question but dismissing the issue entirely ignores the facts.

    New (alt) news sources such as Brietbart and ImfoWars are excellent examples of sites that publish a story with on nugget of fact surrounded by extensive falsehood --MSNNBC, Fox, and more and more CNN are doing the same thing along with various print media. Pulling out that nugget from falsehood, speculation and opinion at times isn't difficult ... at other times it can be.

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    As far as Brian Williams, fuck that guy. But I imagine on some level they had to keep him due to a contract.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mjölnir View Post
    The fake news narrative is real;
    The "fake news" narrative is exactly that. A fake narrative...... It goes something like this: "The Russian boogeyman interfered in the US election (by exposing the truth) to help Trump. #imwithher"

    Quote Originally Posted by Mjölnir View Post
    exactly how pervasive it is a good question but dismissing the issue entirely ignores the facts.
    According to the FBI's official statement there are no confirmed links between Trump and Russia.

    So, Unless General Clapper perjurers himself in front of Congress again.... The BS "secret intelligence report" doesn't get to count.

    Quote Originally Posted by Mjölnir View Post
    New (alt) news sources such as Brietbart and ImfoWars are excellent examples of sites that publish a story with on nugget of fact surrounded by extensive falsehood --MSNNBC, Fox, and more and more CNN are doing the same thing along with various print media.

    The difference is those other sites don't pretend to be something they're not.

    Breitbart bills itself as a "conservative news" and Infowars tagline is "You are the Resistance". Whereas CNN presents itself as being an objective news organization. (which has now been thoroughly discredited).

    Breitbart is a social media giant (300 Million hits, reaching 45 million people a month). The MSM is basically dead in the water. The country is moving right. This debacle is just a last ditch effort, to try and stay relevant by accusing anyone who doesn't drink the globalist koolaide, of being "fake news".


    Quote Originally Posted by Mjölnir View Post
    Pulling out that nugget from falsehood, speculation and opinion at times isn't difficult ... at other times it can be.
    The problem with using the term "fake", is that it's to loose a label.
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    One thing is why are they saying "we have an un-named source from an unknown org' saying this?? HOW in gods name do they expect us to take what they are SAYING at face value on this, especially when 99% of the proper named orgs are all saying "there are currently no links found"...

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    And just like that we have the Owellian doublespeak named legislation. "Countering Foreign Propaganda and Disinformation Act".

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Counte...nformation_Act

    & Hillary even managed to slither out from under her rock, in her Purple ColorRevolution pantsuit to promote it.


    "In a speech to lawmakers on December 8, 2016, Hillary Clinton called attention to the issue, saying pending legislation before the U.S. Congress would "boost the government's response to foreign propaganda."[8] She called on trendsetters in society to work together on the problem: "It's imperative that leaders in both the private sector and the public sector step up to protect our democracy, and innocent lives."[8]


    Translation: Hey Silicon valley/venture capital funds ..... If you want to continue to be able to loot the public funds, then you need to figure out a way of censoring anything on the internet that would bring more investigations and further scrutiny, of our crimes!

    https://twitter.com/AustinChas/statu...45221122506752
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rainmaker View Post
    The "fake news" narrative is exactly that. A fake narrative...... It goes something like this: "The Russian boogeyman interfered in the US election (by exposing the truth) to help Trump. #imwithher"

    According to the FBI's official statement there are no confirmed links between Trump and Russia.

    So, Unless General Clapper perjurers himself in front of Congress again.... The BS "secret intelligence report" doesn't get to count.
    I don't know that it is a fake narrative. There is definitely false news out there that motivates people one way or another ...

    What isn't disputable is that someone got a hold of a lot of emails that were embarrassing for the DNC, initial indications are that it was a Russian actor. Does that mean the actor was working on behalf of the Russian Gov't? Depends on who it was ... some are merely hired guns, others are state sponsored.

    I have seen nothing that indicates that the actual voting / balloting was hacked, but there was definitely someone releasing data that could have swayed some people ... professionally this is interesting to see how it effects / impacts our cyber strategy and posture.

    Quote Originally Posted by Rainmaker View Post
    The difference is those other sites don't pretend to be something they're not.

    Breitbart bills itself as a "conservative news" and Infowars tagline is "You are the Resistance". Whereas CNN presents itself as being an objective news organization. (which has now been thoroughly discredited).

    Breitbart is a social media giant (300 Million hits, reaching 45 million people a month).
    I don't think 45 million people go to those sites every month because they think it is The Onion or another satire site. Some people take those type of sites as legitimate news, probably most of those 45 million. Again, they get some nuggets of truth, some supposition or editorial ... and some outright pants on fire type stuff.

    Quote Originally Posted by Rainmaker View Post
    The MSM is basically dead in the water. The country is moving right. This debacle is just a last ditch effort, to try and stay relevant by accusing anyone who doesn't drink the globalist koolaide, of being "fake news".
    I am waiting to say the country is moving right; it is definitely course correcting from the hard shift left in the last 8 years. DJT won the election, HRC won the popular vote by 2 million + votes (however, remove California and she lost the popular vote by around 2 million), the all important swing voter swung right instead of left ... many of those voted for Obama in 2008 and 2012. The hard push left turned off a lot of the voters that the DNC needs, also the DNC was not helped by lower than expected minority voter turnout ... had Michigan (Detroit) and / Pennsylvania (Philadelphia) had minority turnout similar to 2008 & 2012 and they mostly voted per norms, HRC would have won those states and by consequence the election ... it easily could have gone the other way.

    Currently the GOP controls more governorships, more state legislatures, more seats in the House and Senate and will hold the White House in Jan, retaining that in 2018 is a definite sign that he course correction is more of a swing.

    Quote Originally Posted by Rainmaker View Post
    The problem with using the term "fake", is that it's to loose a label.
    Concur, mostly. The label is too lose, and this wasn't such a big deal when the fake news was about DJT, but there is plenty of irresponsible 'reporting' ... maybe we should use "mostly fake"... kind of like mostly dead

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    Its funny that now they are admitting to there being fake news, the left always tried to paint FNC as "faux news". They just realized after a year of pandering to HRC and the dems that they were shown to be the biggest purveyor of fake news through wikileaks and now they are trying to distract everyone by claiming fake news is coming from every where else, especially the right.

    BTW, speaking of fake news, yahoo had a story about Dylann Roof receiving $3 mil from whites to support his defense. CNN calls BLM a "peaceful protest". and so on.
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    Quote Originally Posted by WILDJOKER5 View Post
    BTW, speaking of fake news, yahoo had a story about Dylann Roof receiving $3 mil from whites to support his defense.
    I have heard / read that he received a lot of donations from groups that were white supremacists ... probably not fake news.

    Quote Originally Posted by WILDJOKER5 View Post
    CNN calls BLM a "peaceful protest". and so on.
    Hard to classify this one since BLM is so nebulous and has little 'official' organization. You probably get into definitions of "peachful protest" etc. Without argument, many BLM protests and activists have not been peaceful.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mjölnir View Post
    I have heard / read that he received a lot of donations from groups that were white supremacists ... probably not fake news.
    http://www.snopes.com/dylann-roof-donations/
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    Quote Originally Posted by WILDJOKER5 View Post
    I had heard that he was getting donations, not necessarily the $4mil number or from that group ... hard to sort out one way or the other.
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