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Obama Quietly Signs Propaganda Act To Counter ‘Fake News’

AFRICANGLOBE - Fake news and propaganda driven by government’s and corporations is of course, nothing new. The political elite want to crack down on what they view is fake news — which essentially amounts to pretty much anything that they disagree with or what doesn’t fit with their own world view and the outcomes desired. Long, hard, fought-for civil liberties and rights, along with free expression will be handed to organisations, approved by government who are convinced we shouldn’t have those rights in the first place.

Obama Just Authorized A Shadowy New ‘Anti-Propaganda’ Center

AFRICANGLOBE - The 2017 National Defense Authorization Act that was signed by President Obama greenlights the creation of a new federal center ostensibly aimed at countering foreign “propaganda and disinformation.” Termed the Global Engagement Center, the body is granted broad and ill-defined powers to surveil the “populations most susceptible to propaganda,” compile reporting and social media messaging critical of the U.S. govt and disseminate pro-American propaganda. The head of the center will be appointed by the president, meaning that a Donald Trump nominee will likely sit at its helm.

Notorious Propaganda Outlets To Decide What Is ‘Fake News’ On Facebook

AFRICANGLOBE - Facebook’s News Feed will defer to third parties such as ABC and Washington Post to more closely police for hoaxes and fake news posts. The preliminary list of fact-checkers published online includes news corporations and agencies such as AP, ABC News, and the Washington Post.

White Supremacist Media’s Credibility In Free Fall Collapse – Survey

AFRICANGLOBE - The latest from the Gallup Poll is that only 32% of Americans trust the print and TV media to tell the truth. It is not difficult to see why trust in the media has collapsed. The corrupt Clinton regime, which we might be on the verge of repeating, allowed a somewhat diverse and independent media to be 90% acquired by six mega-corporations. The result was the disappearance of independence in reporting and opinion.