An insiders guide to “fake news” — through careful analysis of the techniques used by “fake news” generators and mainstream media. Discover the powerful and deceptive methods of manipulation that affect readers, viewers and listeners, and decipher the role of traditional media — compared with political activists and their cunning plots to have their stories seen, heard, and believed. But is fake news really a new phenomenon? The answer will surprise you … as Dylan Howard investigates the rise of conspiracy, and the fall of trust in America.
Is news news — or entertainment?
Allegations of conspiracy shouldn’t be dismissed out of hand without investigating.
Scores of brilliant investigators who are superb at uncovering such genuine conspiracies deserve respect, not disdain. But how do we rebuilt trust amid a frenzied debate about what is fact and what is fake.