The Facts of Life and “The Ecosystem of Fake News”

MediaMatters does fine, fine work. Today, an analysis of fake news and the “Alt-Right”, a/k/a the Alt Reich:

An anti-intellectual alliance of misogynists and white nationalists is using cult tactics to harass and abuse Americans. They systematically attempt to discredit reputable sources. They replace logic with paranoia. They horrifically harass perceived political opponents. And this campaign, which has dangerous historical precedents, has been empowered by a fake news ecosystem and a tech industry that profits off the phenomenon.

Source: Misinformer Of The Year: The Ecosystem Of Fake News And The “Alt-Right”

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