Best Methods To Spot Fake News

James Walton
By James Walton March 15, 2021 08:34

Best Methods To Spot Fake News

We are living through a historical moment in American and world history. The internet has vast news resources pelting you with stories on a day-to-day basis. How on earth can you separate the wheat from the chaff?

Most of us don’t have the time to read all the headlines let alone investigate the stories themselves. Here are some quick tips to help you identify false alarms and fake news.

Bias

It’s not hard to sniff out bias as it has become a major part of how we disseminate the news in America. On face value, we should recognize that much of the mainstream news, if not all, is inherently left wing slanted.

This is no new phenomena. In fact, in an interview with Rush Limbaugh in 1999 he lamented the very same kind of bias over 20 years ago!

I ask you this question on bias. If the news was remotely left wing 20 years ago, has it gotten more conservative or less conservative?

Identifying false alarms and fake news is not about conservative and liberal tendencies but it is about recognizing bias in whatever resource you use.

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Source

It’s very rare that you read news that comes direct from the source. In most cases there is a single source for a story. This source is quoted, cited, chopped, and presented in numerous other sources.

Best Methods To Spot Fake News

A great example of this is what is going on with the pandemic stimulus at the moment.

A new bit of information is released, as this thing inches along, and every news source writes or amends an article to accommodate this information.

Always call into question the original source. Where did the data or the quote come from and do you trust that resource? Is the quote direct from a politician’s mouth and which politician. They are all suspect but some more than others!

Maybe the source comes from the military or maybe it comes a scientific study. Unfortunately, you cannot take the “news” at face value. Sometimes even scientific studies can sound the alarm on certain things but when you read the findings from the source you realize there is not much to the claim.

This article on eating eggs is a great example of a study and a headline that hardly tells the whole story.

Social Media

Until now we have discussed areas that you should look out for. In this section, we are going to give you a tool for finding the truth on your own.

Social media has been all the news lately. Of course, the over the top censorship is what is making the headlines but there is a lot to social media that needs to be considered. It’s more than just a place for angst and the silencing of opposing views.

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Social MediaThanks to the high powered cameras on our phones real-time “news” is uploaded to social networks, like Twitter, and can give you everything you need to know about a situation. Forget about what a journalist in one area can report. If you can watch the feeds of 20 phones during something like a riot in a city, you can get the truth.

In the summer I used Twitter to monitor dangerous riots in my area and to assure my home was not in the path.

I could watch the riots in real-time, through users’ phone cameras as they posted live. I could see fires and police even as the news was silent or was telling me they were “peaceful” riots.

See For Yourself

Most of us cannot hop a plane and go fact check the news stories that we read day in and day out. However, there are local news events that might also need some following up on. In 2020 many of us had some serious news reported nearby.

RiotsIt was easy for me to head down to the site of some of the “peaceful protests” and see what the scene looked like.

I was blown away by the extent of the damage, defacement of property and the vulgarity in the graffiti. None of this was reported by the media. We did not see the graffiti on nightly broadcasts.

If the news is close by sometimes it pays to go have a look for yourself.

I like the old Groucho Marx line for this one. “Who are you gonna believe, me or your own eyes.”

Where Else Is It Posted?

If the article, news, or alarm is a one off without resources and any backing studies, you should be very wary. Articles that are posted in one place within depth information about world events or serious implications, should set off all the red lights.

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Best Methods To Spot Fake NewsWe need to be very careful about news that is posted in only one place.

In this day and age, fake news is picked up and spread around rapidly. The nature of news is that it has to BE.

For a news corporation to exist they must have news to report every day.

This is part of the reason the news is so awful. So, if the vampires in the news industry are not even latching onto a story and it shows up in one place without any backing or reporting at any other news site, well, there is a good chance it is fake news or a false alarm.

Don’t Fall For Pictures 

I prefer videos to pictures. We have become surgical in our ability to manipulate photos. If you spend any time online, you know just how easy it is to make a photo look 100% real when it is photoshopped.

In one case a father created photoshopped images of his baby daughter in dangerous situations to reply to send to her mother.

Best Methods To Spot Fake News

These pictures appear to be incredibly real.

So, if photoshop can be used this effectively to create a joke between parents, how hard would it be to manipulate what you see and what you perceive as news or some sort of false alarm or false flag event?

The answer is: it’s too easy!

A picture is worth 1000 words but that says nothing about how many of those words will be truthful.

In short, if a picture and a story seem too far fetched or your spider senses start to tingle, well, you should probably do a little more digging on the subject.

Final Thoughts

The landscape of information is changing radically. The places from whence it flowed in the past are suspect and many people are looking for a new news source. The censorship heavy environment of social media is a place that people are fed news, but they are turning away from that, too.

Now that you have the tools you can look into stories of all sorts and find your way out of the fake news. You will better be able to identify those stories that you invest in and events that you should pay attention to.

It’s not easy but it’s something we all have to be aware of. Everything has changed and it is up to you the reader to sort through the trash to find the treasures.

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James Walton
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  1. TAL March 15, 14:35

    So, in a nutshell, the best way to spot fakenews is simply “turn on the TV and/or computer”…………….Gotcha Jim!

    Good article!

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    • Mailpouch March 16, 04:02

      MSM…ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN & now Fox…reporters/journalists if their lips are moving…they’re lying 🤥…fake news!!!

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      • Stan Boydk March 16, 15:11

        I find C-Span and CNN reliable sources of information. No opinions are stated on C-Span except American viewers in response to actual facts. CNN reports the facts, then allows a variety of people to express their opinions. The more a person becomes familiar with the facts, the easier it is to separate facts from fake news. I often am present when major news happens, which makes it easy to spot fake news.

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        • City Chick March 16, 20:09

          Its Impossible to think of CNN’s Chris Cuomo as a reliable news source!

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        • Mailpouch March 16, 22:08

          Stan…
          I guess you and I are not talking about the same CNN…the one I’m talking about had a reporter standing in front of a fire that was set by rioters & protesters and called it “mostly peaceful protests” but I guess that reporter was just expressing his opinion on the burning and looting and rioting and destroying federal buildings.
          I guess I have the wrong opinion of what is peaceful or maybe…just maybe…that was just another example of the fake news put out by CNN and the rest of the lying liberal left-leaning MSM.

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        • crazysquirrel March 17, 01:31

          Yes, CNN is a great place to get good information *IF* and only *IF* you believe the opposite of what they report or read between the lines.
          Remember all their Russia Collusion ‘facts’ they reported that turned out to be fake news?
          That is one example.

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        • Billr March 17, 01:39

          OMG….

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        • Justme March 19, 23:07

          A brain washed zombie would find those sources of” news” to be reliable. But then you would think that the Yugo was a reliable vehicle.

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      • City Chick March 16, 16:31

        Mailpouch – CNN is no longer playing 24/7 on every screen in airports world wide! It’s a good thing!

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      • Bobo April 11, 14:47

        The biggest and most dangerous lie is that there was fraud in the election. With no proof. And that the insurrection wasn’t an insurrection. Look at the pictures.

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    • Mailpouch March 16, 04:05

      Like the old saying goes “they’d rather climb a tree and tell you a lie as to stand on the ground and tell you the truth”

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    • Mailpouch March 16, 04:46

      I once repeated something I’d seen on TV. My grandson who was just a child ask, “papa do you believe everything you see on tv?”
      Out of the mouths of babes…if we as adults could only be as wise.
      Believe only half of what you see and none of what you hear…

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  2. City Chick March 15, 15:09

    Today, Multiple news sources are a must! Not just local town and city, but other states and international too. It’s amazing how readily you can get a heads up when things are reported that are politically slanted or totally off the rails! Fake news is alive and well and it must be called out. It’s must stop! The only way to do this is with the power of the purse strings! Vote with your pocket book!

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  3. Lisa March 15, 15:50

    Like Fox News, the Conspiracy Theory Channel. So enough with the Left-wing crap. the left doesn’t have QAnon and Fox news pushing some ridiculous crap that was made up.

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    • heir March 15, 18:32

      why does anyone watch TV when all the stations are owned by the same people who manipulate every facet of the commercial world.

      Weather? Go outside or look out your window.
      wars? who cares
      Sports? go play catch with your sons and daughters
      Sales? go shop at that stores
      Business? go start one.
      Opinions? talk to your neighbor.
      government? stay away, run

      In all cases, do not believe anything unless you experience it first hand, otherwise, it’s just a belief and another religion

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      • Joseph March 15, 22:41

        If all news companies were held financially liable for the stories they reported the fake news would stop. And I don’t want to hear they only report what there told so they can’t be held responsible. That’s the problem, reporters aren’t held responsible regardless of how big the lie is or how far left or right they lean or even some crap they just made up. The way I feel about reporters is the same way I feel about democrats. I wouldn’t piss up there arses if there souls were on fire and that’s a true story.

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        • Billr March 16, 18:09

          When someone like Trump can come in and ACTUALLY HELP EVERYONE to dome degree and NOT be there for the power and STILL get shot down on EVERY PUBLIC channel and airwaves day after day then you KNOW it’s ALL FAKE NEWS and that only Christ’s return will end it.

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        • heir March 16, 20:45

          They are responsible to their owners. We are not their owners. Their owners pay them handsomely as well as other diabolical professions such as attorneys and judges, politicians, teachers, preachers, and entertainers. They all spread the same lie for a pay check from the same controllers. Just look at the 60 minutes interview of Bill Gates by Cooper. Have you seen anything more pathetic. Average guy Billy having a hamburger at his favorite grease pit? Where were all the other customers? Staged? Way too obvious. Gates is a murderer along with all the other population reduction madmen who are merely snake oil salesman who got a bit too full of themselves with the money they stole. You think Rothschild and Rockefeller are any different. They’re bums who believe the lord has put them in charge of their fellow man. He did. The lord of the flies, Beezlebub, a dung eating lord. This is what we are dealing with.

          Does anyone question why fasces symbols are hung on the US White house and Statutory Hall walls as well as imprinted on most of its agency’s emblems. Or who erected the Georgia Guide Stones and protects them? Are these reported on 60 minutes by Cooper. Hardly, not if he wishes to stay employed and in the lime light.Do you know anything about the Jesuits and their true mission here? Did you know that no law, or rule of law, exists in the US statutes without the Pope’s approval? Does this not explain why no other man receives the amount of military protection on his visits to the US?

          Friends, I urge you to read Elements of Ecclesiatical Law – ~1887 by S. Smith (go to page 59), Rulers of Evil by Tupper Saussy, and Elements of Roman Law, 1944 to give yourself a good start and leg up on what is going on. Again, turn off your TVs, or just throw them away. Jesuits run Hollywood too. You don’t want to watch what they have to give. They are very effective at what they do. Just look around you.

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      • Miss Kitty March 16, 00:17

        Heir:
        I must respectfully disagree. It’s important to stay informed about what’s going on, even if it’s just to know what the official party line is. If there’s another “siege of the Capitol” type event, you can be sure it will be used as an excuse to arrest the more vocal “dissidents”, seize weapons, declare martial law, have a lockdown/curfew, etc.
        It’s on you if you get caught out driving out to the firing range and you didn’t know about any restrictions.
        Also, in order to beat the enemy, it’s useful to know how they think – or what passes for it.😁

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        • heir March 16, 07:15

          Hi Miss Kitty,
          Thanks for your comment. I too respectfully respond. I am what some may call a truther, and I study much of these things ; especially the law and sufficient parts of the legal system which is the cause of all our pain.

          I understand your disagreement. We were all taught to think in these terms, but they are not true. I don’t write this to offend anyone, but to help everyone open their eyes to the truth. In short, we have all been deceived into believing to be in a country is a good thing and something to be proud of…

          You may not believe this now, but hopefully someday. To be in a country is to be a pagan and dead to our Maker. This is the law. If I can point you to one thing it would be the first book of Samuel in the eighth chapter starting at verse eleven. This basically describes how we as mankind got into all this mess and let another man rule over us instead of God.

          This is a big part of the problem. In this part of Scripture, God describes to a tee how we will lose everything to these people. The good news is there is hope to return and become separate from this mistake. This is difficult because of all the propaganda that we are subjected to daily coupled with our ignorance of the law.

          TV is a big part of it, as well as all STATE writings. This is where I am coming from. I do not believe in any corporation country or corporation business. These are all called fiction of law. The legal system is not a lawful system, but a series of rules for a con-game and nothing more. In truth, this is all in their writings. There is much out there on the internet that you can dive into to get started. Not all of it is good, but most is enlightening. I hope you and everyone digs a little deeper. you will be shocked at what you find. I wish you well.

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          • red ant March 16, 10:48

            Well said heir

            There are only a few that truly care and less that want to listen and even less that want to dig a little deeper.

            You see the same. I’m sure of it

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            • heir March 16, 18:56

              Unfortunately, yes, red ant. I believe it may get to a point where people have no choice but to look farther as things get more and more maddening. There is always hope.

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          • Miss Kitty March 16, 15:36

            Heir:
            Yes, I think I see your point a bit clearer, now. My point is that in order to beat the devil at his own game, you need to study his rules. By watching the MSM, you can see what the narrative of the day is that they’re pushing, and by applying a bit of elbow grease and a whole lot of salt you can learn to interpret the hidden codes within the propaganda.
            For instance, lately the news was first full of reports that the number of active Covid cases had miraculously gone down over the last month or so, presumably because Biden is now “president” and the covid virus is scared of him.
            Ah, but now that states like Texas, Florida and others that have not been slaves to the covid shutdowns have opened further and are allowing more of a business as usual atmosphere, lo and behold, the cases are going to start going up again because drunk college kids are dancing on the beach and in the bars. And because little kids are hugging their grandparents, and people who have had their shots are taking off their masks because they think they’re now immune, but apparently the vaccine doesn’t make you immune but you still must get it to Make America Immune Again, except it doesn’t really work, and might not work at all against the “variants” allegedly sweeping the country now.
            Ok, so what that means is that the vaccine is an excuse to do a few things:
            1) to reopen the economy, partially. Even the Washington dimwits have figured out that people have reached their limit psychologically and financially. They don’t want to give up their total control, so they make you jump through yet another hoop and get a dodgy vaccine that was rushed through and may or may not work. (Then you will probably need to carry a vaccine passport (aka the mark of the beast) so you can work or go to a store without “contaminating” every person you come in contact with.) But the economy will open a little and people will be happy.
            2) It gets us used to having to fulfill condition “a” to get “privilege” “b”… nevermind whether it’s your right. Ie: you must have your shots before you will be allowed to go to work.
            3) It sets up for them to be able to snatch back your “privileges” at any time. If there’s “an upsurge in covid cases” as we know there will be, they will revoke our “privileges” and put us all back in isolation. Just like in prison.

            Which leads me back to the news. There is already an “upsurge” allegedly sweeping Europe according to MSM. Why does that concern is? Because what happens there inevitably happens here at some future point.
            That’s why we need to keep abreast of what’s going on globally as well as in our own backyard.

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            • heir March 16, 17:30

              Miss Ktty, I do understand, but listening to their news outlets is like listening to Orson Wells doing the World at War broadcast and attack from aliens. It’s all fiction sold as real. COVID -19 is just another one of those. If you listen to doctors and others who are digging in to this and not buying the narrative, we find the CDC and John’s Hopkins and others are actually saying in their reports and studies that they know of no known virus. And that includes SARS, COVID -2 and HIV. Huh! What’s going on here?
              Are people dieing? Of course, they always have and there are plenty of reports that hospitals are reporting all deaths as COVID 19, and funny, no one apparently had the flu in over a year. Odd? I think so. All the other things you speak of are happening and may continue to happen. They are crashing the economy intentionally and moving everyone towards the China model where every man is digitally tracked and controlled.

              The truth about the deaths and new cause of such is not being reported in the mainstream. Our big health enemy is the EMFs. the 5G and 6G are wreaking havoc on our body water which makes up 70-80% of our bodies. Our bodies can’t handle it without help. The technologies available are expensive as well as moving to reduced EMF areas. This is the real problem we face as far as health goes.
              If I can suggest a few people to look into to begin to get closer to the truth and possibly out of this deluge of lies and military rule, then check these out: ServantKing.info, Walter Veith Total Onslaught series, and Genesis Conflict, and for health, Tom Cowan.com and Planet lockdown. These should get you grounded, but turn off your TV and stop reading their newspapers and on-line crap because it is going to be tough enough to wrap your head around some of this stuff.
              Once you learn who and what is behind all this stuff, then everything they do is predictable and a lie.
              There are two verses in law that should drive everyone to look into the truth of the matter. One is Go out of her my people and be not partaker to her plagues, and the second is My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge.
              Trust me when I tell you that we have all been sent to run after a ball in left field when it was actually hit deep into right field. This is the brunt of the problem and has been going on for millennia. Today, with rapid access to information via the internet, we put our fingers on information and communicate it with others quickly. This is an advantage beyond anything anyone had in the past. Take advantage of it. There is a treasure trove of books for free to read and download pdfs.
              The truth is stranger than fiction, but thank God its the truth. Also, get your hands on the Geneva Bible and keep it close to you. It’s the law.

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    • Miss Kitty March 15, 19:15

      Lisa:
      No…they have Goggle, the Crapaganda News Network, the Washington Post, PMSNBC, Snopes, the NYT, the Huffington Post and the CDC amongst all of the other “news” sources that are feeding biased “information” to us.
      Anyone with half a brain can see that they are so rabidly biased that any information from them is necessarily suspect, so get off your self-righteous little hobby horse and take the truth like a man.

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    • Justme March 15, 19:41

      Sure little girl And your pals at ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, MSN always report everything. They never not report news that could influence a voters opinion because they are totally honest like Brian “I took flak” Williams or Dan who would Rather report a blatant lie instead of reality. It cost both of them their jobs.
      Oh, and by the way, Fox doesn’t represent themselves as news on many of their “shows” they acknowledge that they are presenting opinions. Your government school lack of education is really showing. Ignorance is bliss, isn’t it little girl? Go back to your network of lies and propaganda, most people on this blog are intelligent enough to recognize fake news, we don’t need brain washed myrmidons like you trying to explain reality to us. Unlike you, we live and prosper in the real world.

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    • ReadyRandy3 March 15, 19:42

      Yes Thank you!

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    • Ben March 15, 21:45

      Exactly right Lisa, talk about bias. They just described Fox News, Newsmax and those internet news sites that nothing but FAKE and biased.

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    • Turbo March 15, 21:56

      Well then please explain to us all how your so called peaceful protests destroyed 100s of millions in buildings and personal property! AND they ALL just happened to be in left wing cities.

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      • Miss Kitty March 16, 15:55

        Turbo:
        Remember the footage last summer of CNN covering the riots in Portland?
        There was the reporter -. “It’s a peaceful protest”.
        In the background of the shot – a building going up in flames and looters running with their arms full. Shots ringing out off camera and the reporter cringing as he read out the official lies he had been ordered to read.
        Sometimes you can learn more by muting the TV and just looking at the background of the shot.

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      • City Chick March 16, 19:08

        Turbo – They totally looted and trashed Manhattan and no one lifted a finger to stop them! Our governor up in Albany said nothing; did nothing to stop it! Our illustrious mayor was out there marking up the streets with protest signs. His daughter was out there night after night leading the protest charge against the helpless public with the rest of the hoodlums. Twas not peaceful. Still is not peaceful. Senseless violence is everywhere. One ventures out at your own risk!

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        • heir March 16, 20:55

          Look to who is perpetrating these riots called protests, then blaming it on others who are innocent. It’s called Hegelian Dialectic. They create the problem, watch the reaction, then come in to offer a solution as if they are the good guys. We buy it.

          They’ve been doing this to create all wars as far back as you can imagine, and all for their benefit. David Rockefeller was quoted saying WWII was a “good war”. Good for who Dave? Didn’t you fund and supply Hitler’s war machine? Was it even Hitler’s? of Lenon’s, Stalin’s, TITO’s, Mao’s or even Roosevelt’s and Churchill’s?

          Good to know you and yours got our backs Dave. Thank you very much. Rest in war.

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  4. Africorn March 15, 16:12

    The mainstream media is all owned by a very (very) few people, who do not have our best interests at heart, so I don’t think you can trust the “news” at all. We don’t have a TV and I avoid listening to the radio or reading the newspaper. Almost every mass shooting or bombing you’ve heard about, has been taken apart piece by piece and shown to be faked. A lot of celebrity deaths have been faked too, and a lot of sensational news stories are just made up.I always figure if there’s something I really need to know, I’ll find out soon enough via Instagram or Twitter (though there’s plenty of misinformation there too) or a message from a friend.

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    • applekart March 15, 21:27

      anything owned is biased from the owner. anything free is worth what you paid for it unless you know the source is reliable, like your mom and dad.

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  5. Jim G March 15, 16:12

    Great article. The only thing I would add is the realization that media is a business. Businesses tailor their product towards an audience. Which in this case they are biased towards a certain viewpoint, because that is what their audience wants. They make money advertising products and services towards their audience. Bias is inherent in the media. You have a left wing bias (CNN, MSN, etc) and a right wing bias (OAN, Newsmax, etc). So be aware that the bias is there. Your mostly non-biased sites are few (BBC, NPR , USA Today are a few). You can also go to sites that display all sides of how the media reports the news with articles from left wing, centrist or right wing view (BothSides and Flip Sides are two of these sites). But remember always research a sensational claim, chances are its a biased site trying make money off you.

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    • no sleep March 15, 17:27

      bbc,npr,usa today…non bias?? are you friggin kidding me??

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    • Omega 13 March 15, 19:01

      NPR has never been unbiased. The Beeb admits their bias. As for the McPaper, that’s still around?

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      • City Chick March 16, 02:11

        Omega 13 – The one that really, I mean really gets to me is PBS. Granted, some of the production series purchased for adults are truly entertaining, but the shows aimed at our children, especially our vulnerable pre schoolers are pure left progressive indoctrination! Parents know what your children are watching! Better yet sit down and watch with them. These shows may be listed for kids, but there is nothing kidding around about them. Guard what your children are exposed to and make sure you talk about what they see together as a family. Don’t be afraid to tell them the show is over early if need be!

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    • Justme March 15, 19:45

      Jim G. You obviously don’t listen to BBC or NPR. They might advertise that they aren’t biased but they are definitely slanted to the left. Here is a thought. Actually listen to what us being said the next time you tune in to them. Ok f you actually ever do.

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      • Jim G March 15, 20:42

        I usually watch BBC. I occasionally listen to NPR. And I read USA Today practically every day. I also read the Hill. So what you are saying is that in your opinion there isnt any non-biased reporting?

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        • Miss Kitty March 16, 00:30

          Jim G:
          BBC and NPR are both WAAAYYY to the left. If there’s any doubt, count the number of negative stories they run about conservatives, Trump, caucasians vs. the number of positive stories. Do the same thing regarding liberals, Biden, p.o.c. – I guarantee you will soon see a pattern.

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        • Justme March 16, 01:08

          Well Jim, you being a leftist you wouldn’t notice that NPR and USA Today are leftist rags. Yore government school education is glaringly evident in your posts.

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    • Stravinski March 15, 21:11

      I had a civics teacher who attended a lecture given by walter cronkite. He asked walter cronkite “what is news” and Walter Kronkite replied “ news is what i say it is “

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    • Cat March 15, 23:44

      “BothSides and Flip Sides” interesting. I’ve actually been curious about sites such as this. Thanks.

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    • City Chick March 16, 22:52

      its All about the ratings! Tune in if you want them to stay in business! Simply Cancel your service if you want to cut the head off the snake.

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    • yank_longship March 20, 20:25

      Finally, someone with ” working grey matter ” – thank you Jim………. People need to watch and read many sources today and make educated conclusions. There used to be much more accurate news back in the 50’s and 60’s but since the FCC did away with ” truth in advertising and similar clauses ” – we are stuck with the jumble of adulterated sources we have today. Proper Legislators and Legislation could go a long way in correcting the LIES IN GOVERNMENT and LIES FROM NEWS SOURCES – but without stringent regulations and enforcement of such…………….here we are!

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  6. truthseeker March 15, 16:22

    In your warning to watch for bias you quote Rush Limbaugh. Do you think he was without bias?

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    • Justme March 16, 01:16

      Truth seeker. You should call yourself Ignores the truth. You mistake the truth for bias.. Rush exposed the left for the liars that they are . you’re obviously too simple minded to recognize the truth otherwise you would not post your non fact based gibberish where intelligent people can view it.

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    • Miss Kitty March 16, 15:48

      Truthseeker:
      Yes, Rush was biased, but he was open about it. He shamelessly shilled for the right, but that made him far more honest than say, Rachel Maddow, who pretends to be an arbiter of “TRUTH”, whilst all the time spewing the corporate line and whatever propaganda the establishment decides to push this week.
      “Never trust the Inquisition, especially when they pretend to be your friend.”

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  7. Victoria March 15, 16:24

    “Who are you going to believe, me or your own eyes.”

    Groucho might have quoted it but Hitler said it first.

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  8. METALWERX March 15, 16:33

    I stopped watching fake news years ago, Television (They’re telling you a vision), Programing (means they’re programing you) the real truth is out there, many channels to choose from online, Shitcan mainstream media, it will only point you in the wrong direction!!

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  9. Reticent Rogue March 15, 16:45

    These are general subjects that effectively get the discussion started but they are superficial in the quest for truth. The key to discerning what is fake and what is not resides in the dialectics–the very aspect that convinces. The essence of it goes to the practice of distinguishing the difference between a valid conclusion and the truth. If the evidence is insufficient to prove it, then it cannot be true. If the evidence provides sufficient proof then the postulate may be valid but any single additional piece of evidence may invalidate it. The main stream media is famous for leaving out the one little detail that changes the validity of everything–thus, withholding the truth. In short, even a valid conclusion may not be true. For a quick refresher on validity versus truth, get out an old college grammar of just google “dialectic fallacies.”

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  10. Deb March 15, 17:09

    Watch “The Dimming” by Dane Wigington on YT:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rf78rEAJvhY

    Also: read Dr. Mary’s Monkey
    about Dr Mary Sherman, the particle accelerator she used out of a University in TX, and why those previously vaccinated are experiencing cancer. They knew the vaxes were contaminated with the green monkey kidney cells, various viruses etc., and she was able to give cancer to a man (mentally ill), killing him in 28 days…. shocking!

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  11. Omega 13 March 15, 19:02

    I cut the cable cord years ago, and avoid most network news (except for some of my local news for local information). Most of my news comes from the web.

    I know that most of it has a rightward bias, but so do I.

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    • City Chick March 15, 21:13

      Omega 13 – You beat me too it! Did the same myself last Summer. Only sorry I didn’t pull the plug sooner! Boycotting anything out of Hollywood too. Great way to save a little extra cash for preps!

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      • applekart March 16, 00:43

        good girl, you’re not missing anything, except a big waste of time. A great book on some true history of what’s going on beats any fiction in words or film… and there is plenty to catch up on.

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      • Judge Holden March 16, 02:26

        Just listening to talk radio I thought Hannity did a great job leading the charge against the Dems on Russia gate, then he turns around and plays the fool on the idiotic stolen election fantasy.Just like when the NYT, NPR, and BBC all actively promoted the Bush administration lies that led all the American Sheep to support the invasion of Iraq. Truth is lost in the sheer volume of information out there now. Hate to say it but I have also disconnected, I can’t influence whatever is coming, just have to be ready for whatever.

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        • City Chick March 16, 03:23

          Judge Holden – Don’t be so quick to judge. Time will tell who is the fool and who is not. To quote Shakespeare “Oh what a terrible web we weave when first we practice to deceive.” Act 1 is over. Let’s see what happens in Act 2!

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      • Omega 13 March 17, 17:42

        City, I originally cut the cable cord 8 year ago. New baby in the house and lots of bills, and I was only watching four channels in the cable bundle. It wasn’t hard to let it go. I missed Fox for a little while.

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  12. Jaapie32 March 15, 19:52

    Just want to say ,thanks for your articles(not specific this one)but look always forward to read then in case of an emergency… Keep it up.

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  13. Big B March 15, 20:05

    It’s easy to spot fake news but this requires you to think for yourself and resist the opinions of others.

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  14. john March 15, 21:58

    GET THE quote right , It’s “who you going to believe me or your lying eyes”

    Social media is only good for connecting with far away family and friends. TERIBLE for anything else. it’s all to make yourself look better then you really are.

    If you watch ALL the mainstream networks, you can make an informed decision. But you have to listen to what they say and not just curse at the screen

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  15. Tommy T March 16, 00:02

    We are at war if you’ve noticed….and the first thing that goes out the window in such times is truth. Disinformation is part of the action……use your heart to discern…what feels right?

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  16. my2cents March 16, 04:00

    as a rule of thumb, simply take the msm with a ton of salt and believe the opposite of what they are reporting and you won’t go far wrong.

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  17. anonymous March 16, 14:44

    Why You Shouldn’t Get the Vaccine

    The covid-19 vaccine may look like a way to turn back to normal after what has happened in the world. However, the vaccine is still in the experimental phase and may be deadly. We have not yet tested the long-term effects of the vaccine. The FDA has only issued an Emergency Use Authorization, or EUA for short (“Covid-19 Frequently Asked Questions.” FDA. fda.gov/emergency-preparedness-and- response/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19/covid-19-frequently-asked-questions. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021)

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  18. METALWERX March 17, 00:31

    Most of us seem all to be on the same page, I hope we all follow at least most or all of the Patriot pages for this fight, I’ll throw a few names if ya haven’t heard, Scott Mckay, Charlie Ward, Cirsten W. I have a grip of channels on Telegram, an app most should consider for truth and info. See ya out there in the fight!!

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  19. red ant March 21, 13:17

    The whole earth is FAKE.
    Fake as hell. No one tells the truth any more…

    A lie has to be covered up and the truth can run around naked…

    The only thing that is not fake. IS GOD HIM SELF…

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