Would you trust the reports of a newspaper that just got handed to you by a vendor yelling “fake news, read all about it” ?
‘Fake news’ is suspiciously woven into media to misinform and sway the direction of the masses effected by it. Governments use fake news to cheat voters diluting their perception of reality and opinion. Even though the term has gained tremendous popularity fake news is nothing new under the sun.
As well as the propaganda propagating political control freaks dressed in suits and ties, Christopher Blair is another example of where fake news comes from. He spews out misinformation about conservative politicians profiting from the fake news he publishes from his home in Portland. Blair’s point could be to make example and build awareness of how easy the public are mislead. Christopher’s story can be read here.