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Why We Need Independent Media | Seattle Education

Why We Need Independent Media | Seattle Education:

Why We Need Independent Media

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Posted with permission from TurningPointNews.org.
About the author:
Elizabeth Hanson M. Ed. Is a college instructor from Seattle Washington and co-founder of turningpointnews.org. She is also a co-author of the book, “Weapons of Mass Deception, The War against our public schools.” https://weaponsofmassdeception.org/
Elizabeth can be reached at ehansonwa@gmail.com
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In this article I compare the headlines of mainstream news to the headlines of independent news as an example of why we need independent news. I also give suggestions on how to ascertain the truth when reading news articles on the Internet.
In November of 2016, the Washington Post published a blacklist of 200 websites which they deem as promoting Russian propaganda and thus dangerous to U.S. consumers of news. It was published by a group called “Prop or Not”.
Here’s the link to the Prop or Not list –http://www.propornot.com/p/home.html
The Washington Post has many excellent reporters and has published some great stories over the years, so when I first heard about this list, I thought “Oh… it probably lists some Why We Need Independent Media | Seattle Education:


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