Debate Now Discussion about Fake News.

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    I’ve asked this directly to some people and they refused to respond. So I thought I’d give the topic it’s own thread and see where it goes. I’m guessing not far.

    The Rules.

    1). A simple yes or no answer will suffice. Feel free to expound to your heart’s content.
    2). Please do not say, “Yes (or no) but what about _________________? Are THEY fake news? The thread is about Infowars.com. I bring it up because it seems to be our President’s site of choice for information.
    3). I thank you in advance for your input.

    Here is the thesis:

    Is INFOWARS a fake news site?

    Govt Insider Confirms Israel’s Role In 9/11 Attacks!

    9/11: CIA Likely Built Remote-Controlled Commercial Jets in Aircraft Boneyard

    Trump: Bush Knew In Advance 9/11 Was Coming

    A simple “yes” or “no” answer please.
     
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    Yes.
     
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    They seem to do a lot of it. Also, I noticed, sometimes its just opinions and nut jobs run with it. Like other sites and ideologies...
     
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    Yes!

    InfoWars Alex Jones is a White House news reporter wannabe...
     
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    Simple answers for simple minds. Is CNN fake news? Some stories are bullshit, others not. It takes a mind to determine content.
     
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    Yes, it's just a front for Alex's snake oil stuff.

    Sort of like umm.. Oh man, what's his name? Jim Bakker!
     
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    I never read info wars as in the past it just seemed to have too much crap on it. In all the media they have fake pretend misleading crap. But the story on the van running over the people on the bridge and then the stabbings in England, that really happened. However,we have a TON of BS stories that all have one thing in common: undisclosed sources that are never identified. Or "A former employee says", and most of the libs swallow it whole. That's the real question. Why do so many people believe stuff that is unprovable at the time of print?
     
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    Talking about "fake news" involving one outlet doesn't seem fair, when it would be hard to find some that don't produce bullshit.
     
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    The answers above seem honest and insightful.

    OP, please ask readers to define "Fake News" in no more than eleven words.

    "Fake News" deliberately distorts facts and events for an ulterior purpose.
     
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    In a nutshell, when has a liberal ever been fair?
     

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