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Meet The Expert Often Quoted By Mainstream Media Outlets Who DOESN'T EXIST

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posted on Apr, 26 2018 @ 12:33 PM
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originally posted by: verschickter
a reply to: Edumakated

I get all that but it´s not the same as inventing an expert with credentials, and adress and even a profile picture.

News is not advertisement, I think it´s very important to keep that separated.


I read recently (forgot where), "Propaganda and advertising are nearly identical, but we only think one is dangerous."




posted on Apr, 26 2018 @ 02:03 PM
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originally posted by: UKTruth
LOL

Now we know why MSM sources are anonymous.


LOL, yea, their non-existent.



posted on Apr, 26 2018 @ 02:04 PM
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a reply to: VictorVonDoom
Shallow wisdom in my eyes. Sure, point made...

Where I live, most news anchors at least try keeping a neutral tone and not take any side. Yes, something like that still exists, although most won´t believe it because that would make things more difficult for them. In terms of overexaggerating and such.



posted on Apr, 26 2018 @ 02:09 PM
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a reply to: VictorVonDoom

In the US where everything is politicized, there's no real difference between propaganda and advertizing. Practically speaking its all lies.

Odd thing that, really, when you think about it, everything has been politicized in a country crippled for decades by greed, graft, corruption, and partisan gridlock that there's never a "political" solution found, proposed or enacted to solve the myriad problems the country faces. But, every day, in every way, the pundits on CNN, et al offer up buckets of "more politics" to the mindless masses, because after all...............EVERYTHING IS ABOUT POLITICS!

Its a lot like handing a guy who's sitting in a sinking boat, a bucket full of MORE water!



posted on Apr, 26 2018 @ 06:40 PM
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a reply to: Grambler



Note listed are 'conservative' news sources.



posted on Apr, 27 2018 @ 02:17 AM
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originally posted by: Grambler

Just a funny story on why we should all think twice before trusting these so called experts we always see being touted on the media.

Turns out, often times the media does not do a very good job of vetting these experts, and in extreme cases, they could be fake all together.



Actually, a lot of the media DOES do a decent job of vetting sources. Notice that it was a media outlet that caught this one. No team of bloggers or message board folks uncovered this. There's some channels that seem to echo whatever comes up that suits them... and extreme partisan organizations (both sides) do the worst job of fact checking in the world.



posted on Apr, 27 2018 @ 03:14 AM
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originally posted by: Grambler

The Chronicle of Higher Education isn't known for producing the most entertaining content, but its new exposé on the the ubiquitous "student-loan debt expert" Drew Cloud is comedic gold.

The self-described debt expert and journalist Cloud, the Chronicle notes, "is everywhere." His first-rate research, published on his website "The Student Loan Report," is frequently cited by mainstream media outlets, including The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, CNBC, Forbes, and Business Insider, while his name is "a fixture in the smaller, specialized blogosphere of student debt."

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Here's a picture of the eminently likable Cloud, who his website described as having "always had a knack for reporting throughout high school and college."

"Drew wanted to funnel his creative energy into an independent, authoritative news outlet covering an exclusive and developing industry," the website explained.

There's only one problem with Cloud and his "Student Loan Report." He doesn't exist, and the site is the creation of a student-loan refinancing company.

The Chronicle explains how they figured out that Cloud is as incorporeal as his name suggests:

After The Chronicle spent more than a week trying to verify Cloud’s existence, the company that owns The Student Loan Report confirmed that Cloud was fake. "Drew Cloud is a pseudonym that a diverse group of authors at Student Loan Report, LLC use to share experiences and information related to the challenges college students face with funding their education," wrote Nate Matherson, CEO of LendEDU.

Before that admission, however, Cloud had corresponded at length with many journalists, pitching them stories and offering email interviews, many of which were published. When The Chronicle attempted to contact him through the address last week, Cloud said he was traveling and had limited access to his account. He didn’t respond to additional inquiries.

And on Monday, as The Chronicle continued to seek comment, Cloud suddenly evaporated. His once-prominent placement on The Student Loan Report had been removed. His bylines were replaced with "SLR Editor." Matherson confirmed on Tuesday that Cloud was an invention.


www.dailywire.com...

Just a funny story on why we should all think twice before trusting these so called experts we always see being touted on the media.

Turns out, often times the media does not do a very good job of vetting these experts, and in extreme cases, they could be fake all together.



Turns out, often times the media does not do a very good job of vetting these experts, and in extreme cases, they could be fake all together.

Turns out often times the media is just trying to isolate whistleblowers by making remarks just like the above article generally and your comment particularly.

I am NOT suggesting in this case that, that is what is occurring, only that it does occur.

Have you considered this possibility?



posted on Apr, 27 2018 @ 08:53 AM
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The usual nonesense from these "highly educated professionals" who can't even cover their tracks if their lives depended on it. Dumba**es in positions of authority. Welcome to the real world.

With this one can imagine the numerous lies those dorks are constantly pushing to the masses. One can only shake one's head in dismay and amusement.




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