Walter Duranty reborn

Amy Ridenour posts a neat dissection by David Hogberg of a Huffington Post piece by journalist (?) Blake Fleetwood. It is worth reading in its entirety, but I was actually taken aback by this particular Fleetwood assertion: [Markets ration health care]…by price, which means that who gets what goods and services depends not only on… Continue reading Walter Duranty reborn

Follow the Monetization

Loss of advertising revenue has compelled the MSM to up the ante on monetization of their opinions; which used to pass for “news.” Without the drive to capture internet eyeballs the whole phenomenon of “click bait” wouldn’t exist, and fake news would be less pervasive and less hysterical. Fake news wouldn’t disappear, we had plenty… Continue reading Follow the Monetization

A fake news retrospective

It’s May Day in the latest era of fake news. The confluence of a peak in the MSM prevarication cycle and the annual celebration of Communism makes it appropriate to celebrate the most accomplished journalistic liar of modern times – and his employer. No, not Walter Cronkite, Jayson Blair, Stephen Glass, or even Dan Rather;… Continue reading A fake news retrospective