Corporate Media Berating Fake News Should Look In Mirror

Jordan Chariton reports for Mediate:

shutterstock_292434044The corporate media has been abuzz recently about the surge of fake news stories tainting our digital ether, cautioning consumers against being conned by those pushing fantastical falsehoods online.

The glaring problem with this: the messenger.

As reflective as the Democratic (and Republican) establishment should be in the aftermath of the Trump-nado that swept itself into the White House, the elites in our media should be looking themselves in the mirror morning, noon, and night, perhaps more than any other institution in the U.S.

Complacent for decades in a system of its own tone-deaf creation, political media elites have long operated by chasing the “horse race” of he-said, she-said politics—or in Trump’s case, he-tweeted, she-tweeted.

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