(Note: Added a 25th!)
If you are wondering why many folks are getting increasingly skeptical of the corporate media and elite politicians in this era of “fake news,” allow the below visual guide to show you the reasons. Presented with minimal comment:
Exhibit 1) Who wrote the script they are reading (Tweeting) from?
Exhibit 2) So which is it?
Exhibit 3) Childish contradictions
Exhibit 4) One headline away from happy human interest story to unimaginable horror
Exhibit 5) Yesterday: The vote wasn’t rigged! Today: Investigate vote rigging!
Exhibit 6) The election can’t be hacked — until that narrative suits us
Exhibit 7) Race and ethnicity are false social constructs — until that narrative suits us
Exhibit 8) Different markets, different ways to tell you what to think
Exhibit 9) Comey is the good guy — wait, he’s the bad guy! Wait…
Exhibit 10) The Electoral College is fantastic — until it gets The Other Candidate elected
Exhibit 11) It’s white male culture’s fault
Exhibit 12) Manipulating people’s grief is evil, except when we do it
Exhibit 13) Incestuous
Exhibit 14) Bankers & CEOs own your news
Exhibit 15) Hillary glorious, Melania scary
Exhibit 16) A slight edit, to prevent “misunderstandings”
Exhibit 17) Politically-expedient flip flopping
Exhibit 18) Quotation manipulation
Exhibit 19) No longer newsworthy?
Exhibit 20) Hey, Hey, CIA, how many articles did you write today?
Exhibit 21) When a little extra drama is needed, we fake it
Exhibit 22) Words matter
Exhibit 23:) Trust us, it’s true — just not the same truth as before
Exhibit 24) Fake news hurts real people
Exhibit 25) Occupy Wall Street police trap — just one lede away from the Memory Hole