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Comment Re:Slashdot is officially worse than breitbart now (Score 4, Informative) 191

You forgot to mention the Trump University that

was also the subject of two class action lawsuits in federal court. The lawsuits centered around allegations that Trump University defrauded its students by using misleading marketing practices and engaging in aggressive sales tactics. Trump settled all three lawsuits in November 2016, after being elected to the presidency; he agreed to pay a total of $25 million.

No, Trump supporters don't give a crap about the fact that their messiah is a Bullshitter in Chief. Maybe they are just stupid. Really, really stupid people.

Comment Re:Since when is a press release a story? (Score 2) 112

After a disaster like NMS, I would prefer a game developer to try to make things right, like Hello Games are doing, by releasing free content and enhancing the game, rather than simply disappearing.

But maybe I'm not so bitter about them because I didn't buy their game. I was very interested, but you could smell the hype from a mile away. And those promotional videos, you could easily tell that they were scripted and not real in-game material. So I decided to wait and see.

Really, all those butthurt kids whining about NMS need to get a clue. Don't fucking preorder and wait for the reviews.

Comment Re:Pretty dumb because all news are fake. (Score 1, Informative) 270

The problem with America is, your moral compass is skewed so far to the right, that you perceive CNN as being on the left.

Sorry, but it's not true. It's your perception that is the problem. By European standards, or the rest of the world for that matter, CNN is even conservative. It's the American society that for some reason has drifted so far to the right, it's not even funny anymore. Only in America some nutcase conservative could come up with something as "Conservapedia"
http://www.conservapedia.com/
Because Wikipedia, a real encyclopedia, has a "liberal bias".

Only in America!

Comment Re:Pretty dumb because all news are fake. (Score 1) 270

That is not -fake -news. There is of course selective journalism and it is no surprise CNN will censor a woman saying "shit" 5 times in a sentence. You can't air that in public television. Also, the woman is not "calling for violence" she is saying if you need to burn shit down, do it somewhere else, and she is obviously emotionally agitated. That's the equivalent of a bartender asking a pair of ruffians to take their fight outside.

If you put that on the same level as actual -fake news- where people either totally make up facts or deny actual, real facts, there is something wrong with your perception. There is real, actual fake news, and you won't find that stuff on CNN, but on Breitbart, for example.

Comment Re: Pretty dumb because all news are fake. (Score 1) 270

Google it yourself and you will find nothing of what you mention. In fact, what you find is this:

http://variety.com/2016/tv/new...

CNN issued a formal apology for putting a banner graphic on screen that appeared to give credence to extreme right-wing propaganda about people of the Jewish faith.

Comment Re:Pretty dumb because all news are fake. (Score -1, Flamebait) 270

Look buddy, I'm getting tired of reading these accusations on the likes of CNN or MSNBC at the top comments whenever there is an article on fake news.

I'm not American, I'm a multilingual European and I follow world events closely. I read the German public news (Tagesschau), the BBC, Spanish "El Pais", Al-Jazeera for the middle east perspective and also CNN and Fox News for the American pitches (MSNBC not so much).

And from comparing all of these together, I believe I am qualified to say that CNN has a good quality to their journalism, at least the main articles. It has moved somewhat to the side of the "lowest common denominator" in terms of the articles presented on the site, like almost all American news have, but there is also good journalism being made there. I have yet to see blatant fake news on CNN.
Fox News is more guilty of that overall, and of course you have the highly conservative bias floating in the background. Still, none of these are at the same level of real Fake News sites such as Breitbart, which intentionally run fake articles with the explicit strategy of being sensationalist (click-bait articles to make money) and misleading people. It's a completely different level.

I'm sorry, but if you accuse the likes of CNN and MSNBC of being fake news, show me the evidence of shut out about it.

Comment Re:Clicks are all that matter (Score 1) 158

You are experiencing false nostalgia. There was never a golden age of "real" journalists. Journalists misreported the WMD evidence in the run-up to the invasion of Iraq.

I don't remember journalism being involved in any way. This was orchestrated by the Bush administration. You could practically feel the embarrassment of Colin Power when he was showing images with gray smudges on them to the UN, claiming them to be the sites with WMD. He didn't buy the story himself, but he was just obeying orders from Rumsfeld and Cheney, like the good solider he was.

Comment Re:Bah! Who needs Russians? (Score -1, Redundant) 272

All that is happening now in the US has happened before in Europe. You need evidence? Just google "Putin far right funding" or "Putin Trolls". Here, let me give you a hand:

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/...
http://www.businessinsider.de/...
http://www.independent.co.uk/n...
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/new...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...
https://www.theguardian.com/wo...

Putin is leading a full-scale propaganda war against the west, intended at undermining trust in our democarcies and our institutions.

Time to wake up, America.

This might also interest you in particular:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...

Comment Re:Feel free to stop fucking that Russian chicken. (Score 0) 272

All that is happening now in the US has happened before in Europe. You need evidence? Just google "Putin far right funding" or "Putin Trolls". Here, let me give you a hand:

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/...
http://www.businessinsider.de/...
http://www.independent.co.uk/n...
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/new...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...
https://www.theguardian.com/wo...

Putin is leading a full-scale propaganda war against the west, intended at undermining trust in our democarcies and our institutions.

Time to wake up, America.

This might also interest you in particular:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...

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