Monday, December 26, 2011
Journalism, Real And Fake
Still another day's worth of eating and over-consuming left to get through, so don't expect anything too coherent until that's all been accomplished. Until then, here's a piece on how U.S. think-tanks are setting up fake news services to feed depleted news rooms with content pushing Libertarian policies. A step beyond what, for example, what The Fraser Institute is up to (ie spewing industry-tilted content) in that the American groups have actually hired unemployed(?) journos to cover state legislatures.