Post Reply on the topic of fake news, ive noticed this, any connection?
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for those who go to the bing search engine there is aline of articles at the top -or bottom- of recent headlines, ranging from politics to science ,whatever, when you click on one it goes to a "search" page with different media outlets who have reported on it, CBS, economic times, etc
http://www.bing.com/search?q=Obama+NY+Starbucks&filters=tnTID%3a%226717085A-2F78-4eff-B5C4-3215643BEE64%22+tnVersion%3a%221834459%22+segment%3a%22popularnow.carousel%22+tnCol%3a%224%22+tnOrder%3a%228a4e0123-1bc5-47d7-a494-96e6ca23c39c%22&FORM=BSPN01&crslsl=0 < example --

this is how I get mybing rewards btw lol I just keep clicking through these
back on topic tho, over the past year you guys who know me have probably noticed I posted a lot from "MSN" which some of you got on me about lol
I didn't use that media outlet because I liked it rather that it was always , usually, the first source when I clicked one of the headliners, and also I liked going through the comment section that MSN has, unlike other pages
as of the past monthor so I have noticed that in these sections MSN has been dropped, of course they are still reporting but unlike last year, it wasn't with almost every single topic that came up
MSN , has been known to be biast
do you think there is any connection with the decrease of "click baiting" "eye catching" MSN articles with trump calling out on fake news?
Posted 2/25/17 , edited 2/26/17
I have not noticed this trend, but this may be because the only time I see mention of the articles is when you post them.
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learn how to use tinyurl tbh
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for those who go to the bing search engine there is aline of articles at the top -or bottom- of recent headlines, ranging from politics to science ,whatever, when you click on one it goes to a "search" page with different media outlets who have reported on it, CBS, economic times, etc
http://www.bing.com/search?q=Obama+NY+Starbucks&filters=tnTID%3a%226717085A-2F78-4eff-B5C4-3215643BEE64%22+tnVersion%3a%221834459%22+segment%3a%22popularnow.carousel%22+tnCol%3a%224%22+tnOrder%3a%228a4e0123-1bc5-47d7-a494-96e6ca23c39c%22&FORM=BSPN01&crslsl=0 < example --

this is how I get mybing rewards btw lol I just keep clicking through these
back on topic tho, over the past year you guys who know me have probably noticed I posted a lot from "MSN" which some of you got on me about lol
I didn't use that media outlet because I liked it rather that it was always , usually, the first source when I clicked one of the headliners, and also I liked going through the comment section that MSN has, unlike other pages
as of the past monthor so I have noticed that in these sections MSN has been dropped, of course they are still reporting but unlike last year, it wasn't with almost every single topic that came up
MSN , has been known to be biast
do you think there is any connection with the decrease of "click baiting" "eye catching" MSN articles with trump calling out on fake news?


I think honestly what you're stating may be a part of it but there happens to be quite a few other factors involved here too. There are a lot of tabloid sites out there that like the Star, The Enquirer and The Examiner who make their money by clickbait headlines that gullible readers take to be 100% real. They're just out there for the money and will go after it any way they see possible. There are also the gullible reporter wannabees who take everything they hear at face value without bothering to check sources because they just KNOW it has to be true because "subject x" claimed it was. Of course in their eyes "subject x" would never lie to them. We then go to the totally biased newsmen out to make a name for themselves or who have a grudge against a specific target and figure they can use it to get ahead. This type is the rarest of those I've mentioned so far. Then we have the biggest culprit of the day, the man who refuses to believe anything the press says unless it's from Breitbart or Infowars. The man who is so thin-skinned he calls anything negative about him "fake news" even when there's actually video of him saying the exact words. "I never said that!!!!", he yells, "FAKE NEWS! FAKE NEWS!!" and without even looking into the facts many of his "loyal followers" blindly believe him following him like lemmings off a cliff or lambs to the slaughter. No one is more biased or more of a liar and reporter of "FAKE NEWS!" than Mr. Fake News himself sitting in The Southern White House collecting his 200k a head for an audience with the Future King.
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redokami wrote:

for those who go to the bing search engine there is aline of articles at the top -or bottom- of recent headlines, ranging from politics to science ,whatever, when you click on one it goes to a "search" page with different media outlets who have reported on it, CBS, economic times, etc
http://www.bing.com/search?q=Obama+NY+Starbucks&filters=tnTID%3a%226717085A-2F78-4eff-B5C4-3215643BEE64%22+tnVersion%3a%221834459%22+segment%3a%22popularnow.carousel%22+tnCol%3a%224%22+tnOrder%3a%228a4e0123-1bc5-47d7-a494-96e6ca23c39c%22&FORM=BSPN01&crslsl=0 < example --

this is how I get mybing rewards btw lol I just keep clicking through these
back on topic tho, over the past year you guys who know me have probably noticed I posted a lot from "MSN" which some of you got on me about lol
I didn't use that media outlet because I liked it rather that it was always , usually, the first source when I clicked one of the headliners, and also I liked going through the comment section that MSN has, unlike other pages
as of the past monthor so I have noticed that in these sections MSN has been dropped, of course they are still reporting but unlike last year, it wasn't with almost every single topic that came up
MSN , has been known to be biast
do you think there is any connection with the decrease of "click baiting" "eye catching" MSN articles with trump calling out on fake news?


I think honestly what you're stating may be a part of it but there happens to be quite a few other factors involved here too. There are a lot of tabloid sites out there that like the Star, The Enquirer and The Examiner who make their money by clickbait headlines that gullible readers take to be 100% real. They're just out there for the money and will go after it any way they see possible. There are also the gullible reporter wannabees who take everything they hear at face value without bothering to check sources because they just KNOW it has to be true because "subject x" claimed it was. Of course in their eyes "subject x" would never lie to them. We then go to the totally biased newsmen out to make a name for themselves or who have a grudge against a specific target and figure they can use it to get ahead. This type is the rarest of those I've mentioned so far. Then we have the biggest culprit of the day, the man who refuses to believe anything the press says unless it's from Breitbart or Infowars. The man who is so thin-skinned he calls anything negative about him "fake news" even when there's actually video of him saying the exact words. "I never said that!!!!", he yells, "FAKE NEWS! FAKE NEWS!!" and without even looking into the facts many of his "loyal followers" blindly believe him following him like lemmings off a cliff or lambs to the slaughter. No one is more biased or more of a liar and reporter of "FAKE NEWS!" than Mr. Fake News himself sitting in The Southern White House collecting his 200k a head for an audience with the Future King.

while I agree with some of what you said
there is definite evidence of fake news today...I say today as in this generation? not like literally today
there is first the topic of the headline, then there is the content, if you look at the early stages of any of the shootings last year instead of facts, which hadn't been given out yet btw, there was assumptions on the medias part that then turned into "their facts" they made it set in stone, even when the true facts, from the pOLICE Department, hadn't come out yet, certain outlets also trim footage to fit theirnarrative, such as completely cutting outtheladysaying "burn their buisneses, we need our weaves" in reference to basically don't burn down our community, go to the white community during the Milwaukee rioting and whats his names family member, brother I think, in ferguson, calling for violence,clips of that are trimmed out when aired
or more recent, CNN cutoff thelive footage of thewomans march, as soon as the one lady started calling trump hitler and his "followers" Nazis who then proceded to go into a racist, hate rhetoric filled rant, that, to me, is fake news
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This is something that multiple companies have been working on for years now from what I've heard. I forget the TED talk radio podcast I listened too but basically Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and a couple other companies have been looking for a solution to echo-chamber media because over the last couple of years they have become aware of its increasing damage to society. Basically in tailoring something to someones preference (which was at one time thought to be good for business - which it sort of is) is having some big consequences that any reasonable company realizes ultimately damages things.

I think the aforementioned companies, surprisingly, have a good intentioned metric but they are simply doing what companies do by trying to find ways to profit... But if you think about the early days of facebook, for example, compared to today you find that we simply aren't getting two sides of a story like we used to. It's all confirmation bias in a screen.

Twenty years ago you would get a newspaper that would show you the reality of the facts without putting too much emphasis on one ideal, because they needed to sell as many papers as they could. Things have changed wildly.
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while I agree with some of what you said
there is definite evidence of fake news today...I say today as in this generation? not like literally today
there is first the topic of the headline, then there is the content, if you look at the early stages of any of the shootings last year instead of facts, which hadn't been given out yet btw, there was assumptions on the medias part that then turned into "their facts" they made it set in stone, even when the true facts, from the pOLICE Department, hadn't come out yet, certain outlets also trim footage to fit theirnarrative, such as completely cutting outtheladysaying "burn their buisneses, we need our weaves" in reference to basically don't burn down our community, go to the white community during the Milwaukee rioting and whats his names family member, brother I think, in ferguson, calling for violence,clips of that are trimmed out when aired
or more recent, CNN cutoff thelive footage of thewomans march, as soon as the one lady started calling trump hitler and his "followers" Nazis who then proceded to go into a racist, hate rhetoric filled rant, that, to me, is fake news


I never said there wasn't such a thing as fake news. As a matter of fact, I gave you two or three examples there of how it can be created ...
1. Due to the gullible wannabee reporters not fact-checking
2. Due to the opportunist/angered reporters having an agenda of their own
3. Due to tabloid-razzi websites trying to make a quick buck
4. Due to a lying politician trying to line his own pockets with gold, con people into never questioning anything he does or says (re: Svengali) and say/do anything to get his warped world views/power trip into the limelight

Currently all 4 are forms of "fake news" but the last one seems more prevalent these days (The Bowling Green Massacre, The Awful Thing that Happened in Sweden, all the supposed attacks by Muslim Terrorists in the report handed to the judges that turned out to be by American citizens not the immigrants and refugees that he claimed). Add to this the reports of 5 million illegal voters voting for Hillary Clinton, The Muslims dancing in the streets after 9/11, the video of the plane carrying all the "hostage money" from Obama, Obama's Birther BS, etc etc etc and you can see where quite a bit of this fake news is coming from. Hell, when you talk about violence it was Trump who told 2nd Amendment supporters to "do something about Hillary Clinton" after the election when he thought he was going to lose. He even wonders why he's being investigated over the Russian matter when he told the Russians to hack the Clinton camp, hired Paul Manafort knowing full well he was under investigation for allegedly tampering in the Ukraine election and being outed by his own son (the videos are everywhere) of all the money they've made when dealing with the Russians. When these things were reported by the media he called them all lies, biased and fake news. Anything that questions him is in his mind fake news.
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I never said there wasn't such a thing as fake news. As a matter of fact, I gave you two or three examples there of how it can be created ...
1. Due to the gullible wannabee reporters not fact-checking
2. Due to the opportunist/angered reporters having an agenda of their own
3. Due to tabloid-razzi websites trying to make a quick buck
4. Due to a lying politician trying to line his own pockets with gold, con people into never questioning anything he does or says (re: Svengali) and say/do anything to get his warped world views/power trip into the limelight

Currently all 4 are forms of "fake news" but the last one seems more prevalent these days (The Bowling Green Massacre, The Awful Thing that Happened in Sweden, all the supposed attacks by Muslim Terrorists in the report handed to the judges that turned out to be by American citizens not the immigrants and refugees that he claimed). Add to this the reports of 5 million illegal voters voting for Hillary Clinton, The Muslims dancing in the streets after 9/11, the video of the plane carrying all the "hostage money" from Obama, Obama's Birther BS, etc etc etc and you can see where quite a bit of this fake news is coming from. Hell, when you talk about violence it was Trump who told 2nd Amendment supporters to "do something about Hillary Clinton" after the election when he thought he was going to lose. He even wonders why he's being investigated over the Russian matter when he told the Russians to hack the Clinton camp, hired Paul Manafort knowing full well he was under investigation for allegedly tampering in the Ukraine election and being outed by his own son (the videos are everywhere) of all the money they've made when dealing with the Russians. When these things were reported by the media he called them all lies, biased and fake news. Anything that questions him is in his mind fake news.


sorry..i did see that, I just kinda went on a rant lol..
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redokami wrote:

sorry..i did see that, I just kinda went on a rant lol..


Sorry, me too . I think it's easy to happen with this sort of subject matter .
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you could do what I do and just don't watch it I never saw the point of wasting time watch crap like that. Its not surprising really the way our system it set up its so easy to control especially since only like 6 people own all the news media outlets in the USA. I had my own experience with the news and I now know they selectively pick what they are ordered to broadcast. The real news and events that go on in the world we will never know about because it would scare and cause mass panic.
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redokami wrote:
do you think there is any connection with the decrease of "click baiting" "eye catching" MSN articles with trump calling out on fake news?


No, the use of clickbaiting and sensationalism is to get you to pay attention and thus generate sweet sweet revenue. See: How much free media Trump got in the first half of his campaign. Plus, Trump's "calling out" of "fake news" only plays in the echo chambers of his base.

It looks like Bing is just basically using a "trending" set up? So anything attention grabbing would rise to the top.


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