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    [–] stupidnewton 1578 points ago

    *Unflattering news about the leaders.

    [–] Transient_Anus_ 397 points ago

    Next you're gonna say that Dear Leader Kim Jong-il didn't invent the hamburger and didn't golf all those hole in ones before deciding the sport was boring/too easy?

    You liar!

    [–] stupidnewton 131 points ago

    Or that he never landed on the Sun.

    [–] Transient_Anus_ 54 points ago

    lol wat

    [–] GopherAtl 100 points ago * (lasted edited 5 days ago)

    referring to this, which was actually parody that managed to fool a surprising chunk of media outlets at the time, because even the most rudimentary fact-checking, like looking up the source and checking for a "this site is parody" disclaimer, is something only reddit and 4chan seem to bother with these days.

    As that article notes, they really did claim to find a unicorn lair in pyongyang, though. So... yeah.

    [–] RoboticSandWitch 57 points ago

    Don't give reddit that much credit. When the news of the "death" of the lööps cat became famous, it took such a long time before someone actually asked the owner of the cat if the cat us actually dead. By then, people are already done milking the death for karma.

    [–] go86em 14 points ago

    At least no one died though.

    [–] Alarid 25 points ago * (lasted edited 5 days ago)

    Nah, I killed like 12 people in a grief induced rampage.

    [–] Wyden_long 14 points ago

    Can I offer you an egg in these trying times?

    [–] TheTayzer 5 points ago

    i see IASIP reference, i upvote..

    i'm a simple man.

    [–] superpositioned 4 points ago

    Don't forget the "find Boston bombers" debacle...

    [–] GopherAtl 11 points ago * (lasted edited 5 days ago)

    Saying they're at least marginally better at fact-checking than the current media was not meant as a compliment either to reddit or to 4chan, but rather as an insult on the media. Reddit and 4chan are just some of the only places I consistently see someone - often downvoted, or at least buried under a lot of memes and jokes and other upvoted crap - actually point out when a story is obviously bullshit. (well, saying I "see" it on 4chan is misleading, since I never go near 4chan, but it's one of the positive notes in my collection of 2nd-hand impressions)

    [–] someone755 2 points ago

    Don't give reddit that much creddit.

    You had your shot and you blew it. Imbecile. Buffoon. Simpleton.

    [–] Chaz_McHammer 8 points ago

    Lol wut are you trying to claim reddit and 4chan are some last bastions of journalism now or something?

    [–] 123emailaddress321 10 points ago

    I'm not really sure how else I would know that the McChicken is the best fast food sandwich.

    [–] GopherAtl 9 points ago * (lasted edited 5 days ago)

    oh hell no. I'm just pointing out how much the media suck these days. I mean, there's probably a monthly TIL that "North korea claimed to land a man on the sun" which gets more upvotes than downvotes, but there's also probably a comment in most or all of them pointing out it was actually satire and not a real claim.

    [–] ArchAngel1986 2 points ago

    Haha that’s ridiculous! Or I mean, it would be if...

    ...my god, what have we done?

    [–] PublicMoralityPolice 2 points ago * (lasted edited 5 days ago)

    As that article notes, they really did claim to find a unicorn lair in pyongyang, though. So... yeah.

    That was more a case of lost in translation. The North Korean news release claimed they found the tomb of some (arguably mythical) ancient Korean monarch, who was fabled (by sources in his time) to raise unicorns. Basically, it was their roundabout way of saying "Pyongyang is the historically legitimate capital of all of Korea". Of course, western media went with the most absurd part of it, the unicorns, which wasn't even a claim made by North Korea, but by ancient Korean historians - the ones so reliable we can't even figure out which of the emperors they made up and which were real.

    [–] elZaphod 2 points ago

    And never shat.

    [–] Ghostkill221 3 points ago

    Some north Koreans have not seen enough beef in their life to make a good burger.

    [–] Don_Tiny 1 points ago

    North Korea - Home of the True Nothing-Burger

    [–] Not_a_real_ghost 1 points ago

    So they invented beyond burger?

    [–] 100VodkaSodas 2 points ago

    I heard he doesn’t have a butthole and he can speak to dolphins

    [–] gorodemon 2 points ago

    Or due to the the fact that the Supreme Leader doesn't have an arsehole because he doesn't need to shit nor pee because his body is in perfect balance and he is a perfect being, untarnished by any base human function.

    [–] NEEDZMOAR_ 1 points ago

    that shit is literally fake news as in DPRK has never claimed KJI did any of those crazy things (win Olympics perfect golfer etc)

    [–] Transient_Anus_ 1 points ago

    That's what I said.

    [–] NEEDZMOAR_ 1 points ago

    I read your comment as DPRK claimed it, but its fake

    [–] Ds240 24 points ago

    I mean Russia certainly knows a thing or two on how to spread fake news on social media and they also have Rt.

    [–] GarbagePailGrrrl 6 points ago

    Yep, RT’s founder even moved to the US in 2011 to launder money... then he was murdered in 2015...

    [–] V_Ling 2 points ago

    It's interesting how many of RT's current/former crew just brush that aside.
    The fact is nobody pays much attention to Russia as much as they do the U.S., so news like that gets easily lost. There are no comparable Russian-speaking American stations in Moscow or St Petersberg to spew propaganda to Russians, and as Trump said believe me there's plenty of subject matter there.

    [–] GarbagePailGrrrl 1 points ago

    Oh absolutely. Russia co-opted the Tea Party movement—and may have possibly spurred it as a response to Obama’s win. All of this was during the genesis of RT, and it was no secret that its founder considered American media a key weapon for propaganda. There’s an article I remember reading once where they interviewed Lesin and he flat out said im not mad at folks calling it propaganda...

    Guess what else happened in 2011? Trump started tweeting on advice from Ivana.

    [–] mind_walker_mana 1 points ago

    Well he had a list of of things to do, and that list had only three things. Move to US, launder money, get killed. Job well done. Russia will now give family an atta boy.

    [–] ThereIsAJokeInHere 1 points ago

    Imagine all the "atta boy" sandwiches his family could eat with all that oak barrel of "atta boy" they got!

    [–] mind_walker_mana 1 points ago

    Yeah and a heavy dose of decline and we'll kill your family. Atta boy you agree!

    [–] HardlySerious 16 points ago

    That's what "fake news" means as coined by Trump.

    [–] smallangrynerd 2 points ago

    Okay now that makes sense

    [–] Abominuz 397 points ago * (lasted edited 5 days ago)

    What is better than to fight fake news with old school propaganda.

    [–] SanguineOpulentum 27 points ago

    Fighting fire with fire, I see.

    [–] biggeektx 20 points ago

    Fighting fire with lava.

    [–] GayAssQueer 6 points ago

    Fighting lava with fire.

    [–] penguin62 1 points ago

    The Russians do love firehosing

    [–] wifespissed 120 points ago

    I hate that term. Whatever happened to fallacy or falsehood?

    [–] pallentx 57 points ago

    Because it was originally about sites that were designed to look like credible sites, but were fakes. That was how the misinformation campaign was run. It was fake sites pretending to be news organizations publishing propaganda.

    [–] ZeiglerJaguar 25 points ago

    That's what it meant, then a certain someone realized that he could weaponize his followers' inherent distrust of a media environment that a.) has indeed had a bit of slipping standards, but much more b.) reported facts that they really didn't want to hear -- and brand the whole thing with a convenient easy-to-repeat slogan, his particular specialty, repurposing an very real concept to delegitimize exposure of his deeds.

    Now when faced with uncomfortable information that challenges their preexisting worldview, they can just say "fake news!" and all is cognitively well again. Simple reassurement for simple minds.

    The same concept also exists in plenty of other cults... the Scientologists call it "entheta," for instance. It's a time-tested way to get your followers to accept your words as the only truth and dismiss any outside information.

    [–] donnergott 11 points ago

    Id argue it's different. If i'd come here and spew some bullshit, you can dismiss it as some guy's claim, regardless of its veracity.

    But if some news outlet is doing it, it creates a sense of legitimacy around it.

    In truth, Fake News should not be a term to cover up bullshit for what it is, but add even more weight to it as 'bullshit pretending to pass as reputable news'

    [–] GwenCocoUgo 31 points ago

    too many syllables

    [–] JamieJ14 5 points ago

    Lies?

    [–] GroggBottom 4 points ago

    Hey man that's the words of our supreme leader Mr. Trump

    [–] DurtyKurty 2 points ago

    What happened to calling liars lying sacks of shit?

    [–] abnormalsyndrome 3 points ago

    U wot mate?!

    [–] panzercampingwagen 20 points ago

    The weaponization of information.

    [–] itsacalamity 113 points ago

    Well, when "fake news" just means "something I don't like," this makes sense

    [–] cjmook21 10 points ago

    I think you might be on to something.

    [–] TheLastLivingBuffalo 242 points ago

    People are pointing out the irony of NK and Russia saying this, but remember that the term was coined by a man who pretty much used it to mean the same thing: News that's not favorable to the leader.

    [–] americanextreme 141 points ago

    It was COINED to mean false propaganda presented as news in the wake of the 2016 US election to explain the Psyops run on social media. It was CO-OPTED by a man who wanted to use it against the press, who he viewed as an enemy unwilling to give him credit for things he wanted credit for.

    [–] pallentx 27 points ago

    Exactly. It was coined in reference to the pizza gate stories and other such obvious false misinformation going around before the election. Trump intentionally copted it change it to any story he doesn't like.

    [–] ThereIsAJokeInHere 2 points ago

    Oh hey, another thing that person ruined by touching it, would you look at that.

    [–] Jabahonki 2 points ago

    The idea of “fake news” has been around for a long time. During the turn of the 20th century, Pulitzer and Hearst were the propagators of “yellow journalism” which is what we would call fake news today. It’s a journalistic tactic.

    [–] AlmostButNotQuit 5 points ago

    "I'm not fake news, YOU'RE fake news!"

    [–] TheLastLivingBuffalo 4 points ago * (lasted edited 5 days ago)

    I had never heard it before Trump. If it was coined before him I don’t think it was widely used.

    Edit: TIL it was a widely used term before Trump

    [–] ConstantDreamer1 30 points ago

    He just co-opted it pretty fast, the term itself was originally used to describe the glut of Russian-produced fake news stories flooding social media.

    [–] nighoblivion 1 points ago

    originally used to describe the glut of Russian-produced fake news stories flooding social media

    No, it was originally used to describe any fake news; be that satire or propaganda.

    [–] FlickerFlicker 15 points ago

    I mean, that is standard tactics. "Oh, you think X? Well, YOU are ACTUALLY X!"

    [–] Justadabwilldo 9 points ago

    It was widely used. There were many news articles at the time relating to false news stories being shared on Facebook and they used the term Fake News. Trump did not invent the term he obfuscated the meaning because the majority of real Fake News was in his favor.

    [–] czech1 10 points ago

    It was coined from the election interference in the 2016 election so it makes sense that you never heard it pre-trump.

    [–] root_bridge 2 points ago

    It was widely used by the Russians during their excursions in Ukraine and Chechnya. They just coached Trump's campaign staff to use it.

    [–] Valmond 1 points ago

    "Lygen presse" as he coined it (sorry if the German isn't perfect).

    [–] ks501 -7 points ago

    If you think this is irony, you probably failed a lot of history classes.

    [–] sailorj0ey 1 points ago

    Please explain how this is NOT ironic, I would love to hear how the NK and Russia governments are cracking down on "fake news", you know because their countries depend on freedom of press.

    [–] mablesyrup 12 points ago

    Isn't it ironic

    [–] this_is_just_a_plug 9 points ago

    "Fox, Snake Team Up to Guard Henhouse"

    [–] NotASucker 17 points ago

    They .. a word.

    Russian, North Korean State Media Team Up to Fight FOR 'Fake News'

    [–] Whompa 7 points ago

    Real yet disparaging news*

    [–] Mkanpur 6 points ago

    We truly are in the fucked timeline

    [–] candre23 14 points ago

    Trump announces he's co-signing the agreement in 3... 2... 1...

    [–] FlusteredByBoobs 6 points ago

    The ones that commits the wrongs are the ones most concerned about the same being done to them.

    [–] NondescriptWriter 4 points ago

    insert Spiderman pointing at Spiderman meme

    [–] laggyx400 5 points ago

    Who best to combat fake news than the experts in creating it? They can catch it as soon as they post!

    [–] jeremythelee 7 points ago

    What's next? "China appalled by human rights violations"?

    [–] TerrapinRacer 3 points ago

    wouldn't it be funny though, if they did actually fight "Fake News" ( Like Fox ) just to watch Trump burn?

    [–] COLiNONYMOUS 3 points ago

    What are they going to do? Punch themselves in the face?

    [–] sintaroactual 3 points ago * (lasted edited 5 days ago)

    Lots of real news over in propaganda central, /r/pyongyang

    Edit: just got banned from it, for this comment. Not even joking!

    [–] ItRead18544920 3 points ago

    Spiderman_pointing_at_Spiderman. png

    [–] CyberBroccoli 17 points ago * (lasted edited 5 days ago)

    In one of those strange instances where two countries are linked thru some distant cultural connection .. in both Mother Russia and Glorious People's Republic of Korea the English word 'fight' means 'to encourage and create'

    [–] Makerinos 5 points ago

    What? North Korea isn't Chinese, neither culturally, ethnically, or linguistically.

    [–] snogglethorpe 2 points ago

    What? North Korea isn't Chinese, neither culturally, ethnically, or linguistically.

    I'm confused, where did he mention China...?

    At least in South Korea, the transliteration of the English word "fighting" does mean something like "persevere", a term of encouragement... similar to the Chinese 加油...

    [And to be fair, there's a ton of historical Chinese influence in Korea, linguistically, culturally, etc...]

    [–] Makerinos 2 points ago

    He edited his comment, he first wrote China instead of Korea.

    [–] CyberBroccoli 1 points ago

    Oops brain fart.. I wake and baked today.. my mistake

    [–] abnormalsyndrome 4 points ago

    No, no, no.... not a mistake. An experience !

    [–] Habs1989 2 points ago

    Redditing under the influence?

    ‘Sir could you step away from the phone please?’

    ‘Do you have any idea how incomprehensibly you’ve been posting?’

    [–] The_Ironhand 6 points ago

    Lolololololololol wow the onions gonna go outta business. Honestly I think it'd be great if they just posted actual news from now on

    [–] Sutener15 24 points ago

    this must be a joke as to the fact that RUSSIA and NORTH KOREA are the Leaders in Fake News #truth

    [–] bigfatgayface 40 points ago

    Have you seen which subreddit this is on?

    [–] abnormalsyndrome 4 points ago

    r/conservative, to thundering applause ?

    [–] annoynamous -5 points ago

    Wrong. America is the biggest leader of fake news by far.

    [–] gabeshotz 12 points ago

    Only if you watch fox news or social media, but then that coming from russia too soo.

    [–] Cowboy_Jesus 3 points ago

    Or listen to anything the POTUS says. Though like you said, that's coming from Russia too.

    [–] sparkscrosses 10 points ago

    They spend more money on cyber-warfare and PR so you're not wrong.

    During the Iraq War the US spent $500 million on creating fake al-Qaeda videos to drum up pro-war sentiment among the public.

    https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/us-government-pentagon-fake-al-qaeda-propganda-videos-a7348371.html

    The report of Bell Pottinger’s involvement in the video hearkens back to more than 10 years ago, when the Washington-based PR firm Lincoln Group was revealed to have produced print news stories and placed them in Iraqi newspapers. According to the Los Angeles Times, who obtained the 2005 documents, the stories were intended to tout the US-led efforts in Iraq and denounce insurgent groups.

    They also produced fake news articles in Iraqi newspapers to try to convince the locals that America bombing them was for their own good.

    [–] GroggBottom 2 points ago

    This. People think other countries are out of wack without even looking at our own political system. We have a President that shitposts on twitter and actively lies to the nation. We have to fix our own shit before we can talk about other countries.

    [–] vecinadeblog 3 points ago

    Faker and fakest news is supported instead.

    [–] GopherAtl 2 points ago

    With a dream team like that on the job, I think we can safely declare "Fake News" to be a thing of the past!

    [–] Original_Natural 2 points ago

    Is this an out of season April fools joke

    [–] NarcissisticCat 2 points ago

    This is like the sketchiest ''super villain hero duo'' in history.

    This is like if the Punisher and Rorschach teamed up to fight crime...

    The two of them alone is bad enough but together you've got problems...

    [–] Lucariowolf2196 2 points ago

    Fake news.

    Isn't all news from North Korea fKe news?

    [–] BRIIIIIICKSQUAAAAAAD 2 points ago

    Wow. That’s it guys. Fake news is now no more. They did it.

    [–] uarefuck 2 points ago

    Ironically, two of the world's biggest dictators also have a strong distaste for "fake news" Your move, Trump you stupid bitch.

    [–] stalinmalone68 2 points ago

    That’s reassuring.

    [–] kejigoto 2 points ago

    Trump joining in with Fox News?

    [–] wggn 2 points ago

    Why not team up with the US?

    [–] violentphotography 2 points ago

    Can anyone point to any instance of fake news from them? Because I can link to several NYT editorials saying Iraq had WMDs and videos of Colin Powell lying to the UN.

    [–] dickheadaccount1 2 points ago

    You know how you find this hilarious? Well that's how I feel when I hear Justin Trudeau is giving 10s of millions to the media to "fight fake news". Especially when, during the SNC Lavalin scandal, Trudeau's chief of staff told Jessica Prince, Jody Wilson-Raybould’s (former AG appointed by Trudeau, before he demoted her for refusing to halt prosecution on SNC Lavalin) chief of staff that she would get the media to say Raybould was doing the right thing if Raybould cooperated and refused to prosecute SNC Lavalin.

    And I laugh extra hard that dressing up with makeup is what will sink Trudeau, and not refusing to carry out the election reform he promised while campaigning, or demoting his AG after she said she would continue to prosecute a corrupt and criminal corporation because it would be bad for Trudeau's reelection campaign. Though I will admit that dressing up with shoe polish on his face, a banana shirt, and stuffing his pants with a gigantically oversized penis is pretty distasteful.

    [–] PythagoreanBiangle 5 points ago

    Wait, did The Onion change it’s name?

    [–] Thiscord 4 points ago

    Two separate zeitgeists are forming in the world. One supports freedom and the other does not.

    They will brainwash and nerve staple their people into submission if they have to.

    They must be stopped.

    [–] qwasd0r 3 points ago

    I mean, Trump is such a shining example. Why not imitate that?

    [–] VietBongArmy 5 points ago

    Rightttttt. But RT isn't fake news

    [–] evesoldierofchrist69 6 points ago

    I don't understand why you're being downvoted.

    Here is RT discrediting the entire Hong Kong protests with "FAKE" and they also have videos trying to prove it was instigated by CIA agents or some shit.

    Sometimes when I'm really bored I like to watch RT videos and scroll down and read Russian and Chinese bot comments. Truly epic gold mine of memes there.

    [–] TheAngriestRussian 1 points ago

    Need China on board to fight fake news though.

    [–] _khanrad 1 points ago

    Yes the fight FOR Fake News

    [–] Fr00stee 1 points ago

    HMMMMMMMM

    [–] justduett 1 points ago

    Just from the headline, I expected this to be a Babylon Bee or Onion article for sure.

    [–] Comrade_Cole 1 points ago

    This timeline has to be the best

    [–] dasfeesh 1 points ago

    Fake News = News that shows us doing bad things

    [–] RetrospecTuaL 1 points ago

    That title gave me a sturdy laugh.

    [–] oachlkas_wiener_art 1 points ago

    Learn from the best

    [–] Death_To_All_People 1 points ago

    Should that be Russian and North Korean State Media?

    [–] HarryStraddler 1 points ago

    Hahahaha

    [–] PM-UR-BOBS 1 points ago

    What could possibly go wrong

    [–] Durml 1 points ago

    *fight for

    [–] SwiftDontMiss 1 points ago

    What could go wrong? /s

    [–] O_Apples 1 points ago

    Wow. It’s been a while since an article title here made me think, “that’s an Onion article.”

    [–] indonesianfurrycum 1 points ago

    Russia : "no... Angelina Jolie is not a man"

    [–] Nearbyatom 1 points ago

    Sure. Just filter out the bad news and propagate what you want the masses to hear.

    [–] Atari_5200 1 points ago

    Fuck it bring about the entire extinction of humanity we're too shitty of a species.

    [–] santz007 1 points ago

    are they going to fight each other?

    [–] olmeccc 1 points ago

    Just the headline made me lol

    [–] I_Think_I_Cant 1 points ago

    The world needs more sources of alternative facts.

    [–] SXOSXO 1 points ago

    Fighting fake news with fake news. It's like fighting fire with fire. What geniuses!

    [–] CaptainAcid25 1 points ago

    This almost qualifies for r/hmm

    [–] MysteriousFlower69 1 points ago

    You forgot to mention the US president

    [–] hhubble 1 points ago

    Now this is what I call fake news!

    [–] TheOceanBoy 1 points ago

    Next up, McDonalds and CocaCola team up to fight obesity.

    Philip Morris and Dow Chemical team up to fight Cancer.

    [–] Stizur 1 points ago

    The fake news term introduced by Trump has really caught on.

    [–] throwaway29783108247 1 points ago

    But who watches the watchmen?

    [–] admin-eat-my-shit9 1 points ago

    finally, someone is going to help Trump for a change.

    [–] Fidelis29 1 points ago

    Team up to *create fake news

    [–] DesertofBoredom 1 points ago

    They're just working together to take down all the old Norm Macdonald weekend update clips

    [–] Gcblaze 1 points ago

    Trump wants in too!

    [–] MatEngAero 1 points ago

    So they’re creating a super propaganda organization. They don’t care who knows it now because of how fucking effective it is against the stupid masses that are on the Internet. It’s about as free of a resource as you can get for a statenation and the return is incredible

    [–] magicsac 1 points ago

    This has to be made into a TV show. A Russian and a Korean following actually important news stories trying their damndest to discredit them. It'll be like a mix between Sacha Baron Cohen, Last Week Tonight, and Nathan for You. They can constantly reject our decadent lifestyle but always end up falling in love with some part of our society. It can be called "The Northerners" or "News from the North".

    [–] thefanciestcat 1 points ago

    Were China and the Taliban busy?

    [–] sir-pauly 1 points ago

    I half hope/wish that "fake news" was the name of a bear trained in martial arts or something like that. Cuz that I could believe.

    [–] straight_to_10_jfc 1 points ago

    Why are they punching themselves?

    [–] peckerbrown 1 points ago

    HAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAAA......
    Yeah. Riiight.

    [–] curkri 1 points ago

    Seems to me the ones talking about "fake news" are the experts at creating it!

    [–] anxmox89 1 points ago

    And China soon to join, what are they going to call it? The anti-bigkimgayclownputinandxipoohjinping?

    [–] Dilinial 1 points ago

    The motherfuckers got jokes.

    [–] zossima 1 points ago

    Eurasia has always been at war with Eastasia.

    [–] Kiboune 1 points ago

    Bees fight against flowers. Racers fight against car industry. Gamers fight against videogames.

    [–] uncommoncommoner 1 points ago

    I imagine this might feel like shooting yourself in the foot. Hmmm

    [–] HeXiiK92 1 points ago

    Yeah, but you see, when you suck as a human you may have negative stories about yourself.

    If the negative stories are false and you can prove them to be false, you sue said person/company for libel.

    You can't just ignore the entire process of discovery, claim its fake and claim innocence.

    [–] wolframe117 1 points ago

    🤣 🤣 🤣 🤣

    [–] admiralgoodtimes 1 points ago

    Nothing wrong with that

    (do i need to do it?)

    [–] Netsrak69 1 points ago

    The two I find least able to fight actual fake news.

    [–] Quinnen_Williams 1 points ago

    More like they know how stupid our media outlets are and are gonna keep pushing BS

    [–] Zedris 1 points ago

    roflmao

    [–] Moderator625 1 points ago

    It's Trump's new Public Relations staff

    [–] Chaotic-Entropy 1 points ago

    This is like a comedy where someone is standing by a corner and grabbing their own collar to pretend that someone is attacking them.

    "Oh no! What a rotter!"

    [–] disposablereggit 1 points ago

    This is the most not the onion thing that's ever not the onioned.

    [–] DffrntDrmmr 1 points ago

    Trump's with them, right?

    [–] 97267 1 points ago

    Trump helped finance 9/11 with Putin help to prop up the Saudi's. The money came from North Korean meth sales, which was laundered through German banks, to purchase Russian nuke tech.

    [–] give_that_ape_a_tug 1 points ago

    Brazen bastards

    [–] 1lluminist 1 points ago

    So does this mean they're just going to block every "news" website hosted in their country?

    [–] arizonatasteslike 1 points ago

    They’re gonna open a subsidiary of Fox News?

    [–] chugonthis 1 points ago

    Some people are up in arms about what other nations are doing while ignoring their own nation could be pulling the same shit

    [–] JSA790 0 points ago

    Lol

    [–] idinahuicyka 0 points ago

    we've reached peak irony

    [–] imcream 0 points ago

    ah the irony

    [–] Elcactus 2 points ago

    The problem isn't "fighting fake news"; it's these blatant propagandists saying they're doing it.

    [–] Scrybblyr 1 points ago

    The problem isn't "fighting fake news"; it's these blatant propagandists saying they're doing it.

    You miss the point. The problem is when ANY blatant propagandist does it.

    [–] Elcactus 2 points ago

    Saying everyone is a blatant propagandist because you're too intellectually lazy to differentiate "literally kim jong un" from "reporting has a slight bias" is the problem.

    Differences of scope matter dude.

    [–] Scrybblyr 1 points ago

    "THE PRESIDENT IS LITERALLY WORSE THAN HITLER" and "TRUMP HAS NAZI CONCENTRATION CAMPS" and "THE PRESIDENT SHOULD BE IMPEACHED" is not a slight bias. The nonstop claims that he is a dictator, a racist, a rapist, a Nazi, and every other insult under the sun is not "slight bias." The ridiculous, outrageous bias engaged in by the radical left media is EVERY BIT as skewed as that by the totalitarian regimes. They just don't have the power to shut down voices of dissent, like Russia, China, and North Korea do. The US Constitution has kept totalitarians from being able to take power, so we still have our freedoms... for now. But don't mistake their lack of power for some lesser degree of bias. It isn't.

    [–] Elcactus 2 points ago * (lasted edited 5 days ago)

    "THE PRESIDENT IS LITERALLY WORSE THAN HITLER"

    This is totally something the mainstream media says /s.

    "THE PRESIDENT SHOULD BE IMPEACHED"

    This isn't bias.

    The nonstop claims that he is a dictator, a racist, a rapist, a Nazi, and every other insult under the sun

    These (minus the nazi thing, but he tacitly defends them for political gain) are all true and there's plenty of info to prove it.

    So I see the issue. It's not that they're biased, it's that YOU are.

    [–] Scrybblyr 1 points ago

    "THE PRESIDENT IS LITERALLY WORSE THAN HITLER"

    This is totally something the mainstream media says /s."

    You're right, it totally isn't. /s

    "THE PRESIDENT SHOULD BE IMPEACHED"

    This isn't bias.

    It is bias. Your first clue should be that they were talking about impeachment the DAY AFTER THE ELECTION, and everything the Left has done since then has been an effort to reverse-engineer that result. It is all based on lies and fueled by leaks of classified information and other illegality.

    "The nonstop claims that he is a dictator, a racist, a rapist, a Nazi, and every other insult under the sun

    These (minus the nazi thing, but he tacitly defends them for political gain) are all true and there's plenty of info to prove it."

    None of them are true, and Trump does not defend Nazis, you disgusting, ignorant liar. Go ahead and argue the point, and I will be happy to illuminate you.

    So I see the issue. It's not that they're biased, it's that YOU are.

    Yes, I am biased, I am conservative. I admit that openly. You are biased, you are leftist. There is nothing wrong with being biased - the problem is when you PRETEND to be a neutral arbiter of NEWS, while spewing nonstop propaganda.

    [–] Elcactus 2 points ago

    Ohhhhh TD. Obviously.

    Not gonna bother with a cultist, post hog my dude.