The Mainstream Media Is Freaking OutCharles Hugh Smith*: "In its panicky rush to demonize the independent media via baseless accusations of 'fake news,' the mainstream press has sunk to spewing 'fake news' of its own .. Why is the mainstream media freaking out right now? The MSM had bet all its diminishing chips of credibility on Hillary Clinton winning the Presidency. Leading newspapers such as The New York Times ceaselessly undermined Bernie Sander's campaign in favor of Hillary Clinton, a bias visible throughout the mainstream media .. The MSM has awakened to the reality that the monopoly they once held on a captive audience has eroded to the point of ineffectiveness .. Oh, and in case you didn't get the definition of "Russian propaganda:" it's anything that is skeptical or critical of America's ruling elite and its corporate-media shills. Remember: America's ruling elite is so wonderful and our prosperity is so fantastic that domestic dissent is impossible. Any dissent must be the work of foreign devils .. And that's why we're now swimming in the raw sewage of The Washington Post's 'fake news.'"
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