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The attack on 'fake news' is really an attack on alternative media

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These are tough days to be a serious journalist. Report a story now, with your facts all lined up nicely, and you’re still likely to have it labeled “fake news” by anyone whose ox you’ve gored — and even by friends who don’t share your political perspective. For good measure, they’ll say you’ve based it on “alternative facts.”

Now as the government and corporate media both attack what they are calling 'fake news,' Dave Lindorff, an award-winning journalist who writes for both corporate and alternative media says 

this campaign has morphed into an attack on legitimate alternative media.

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Dave Lindorff is a founding member of the collectively-owned, journalist-run online newspaper www.thiscantbehappening.net. He is a columnist for Counterpunch, is author of several recent books ("This Can't Be Happening! Resisting the (more...)
 
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