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Forensic analysis of propaganda: “Michelle Obama Keeps Socialist Books in the White House”

Summary:   This is a forensic analysis of an of propaganda.   The story was obviously false, yet blasted  around the Internet — aided by endorsements by some major conservative website — and others repeating the story.  It provides another warning of how the Internet can make us stupid.  We’ll need to do much better if America is to …

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Media madness #1 – their lies and ignorance make us stupid

Critics (like me) have railed about the flaws of the old media.  Media experts, such as Clay Shirky, have warned that the new news media might be worse.  Today we look at evidence supporting their fears. Here we see the essence of making us stupid Internet websites, 21st century propaganda machines.  It’s not that their analysis was …

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