Episode 17: Cooking Up Fake News

FAKE NEWS!  It has become the battle cry of the President and many who wish to bash the mainstream media.  The problem is that when you call legitimate media fake news the result is the  acceleration of the flight to real fake news outlets that are simply making up stories for page views. 

The truth is that NPR, The BBC, CNN, the New York Times and The Wall Street Journal are reputable and reliable news sources. More people need to get their news from these sources, instead of Info Wars and Occupy Democrats. 

The most dangerous part of the fake news movement is when the President calls the media the enemy of the people. The only people who ever claim media is the enemy of the public are tyrants. The media has a social responsibility to keep government honest and above board