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Fake News on Russia and Other Official Enemies: The New York Times, 1917–2017

Edward S. Herman

Abstract


Mainstream media outlets have recently expressed their dismay over the rise and spread of "fake news," taking it as an obvious truth that what they themselves provide is straightforward, unbiased, fact-based reporting. They do offer such news, but they also provide a steady flow of false or misleading information, often supplied by the national security state, other branches of government, and sites of corporate power.

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War; Imperialism; Media

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14452/MR-069-03-2017-07_8

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