Fake truth?

Don’t rely on what you think but what you know, including what a church might teach. Always check your sources before embracing a truth. My friend, life’s a story, stayed tuned for more on This Passing Day.

Fake news is in the news. Due primarily to the proliferation of Internet news sources and smart phones, news is now more impacting than it ever has been before; and the term “fake news” gets tossed around commonly these days. What exactly is fake news? Let me give you an example. Let’s say that a certain real politician has made real news in recent days. All the major networks online or otherwise are broadcasting the real news about the real politician. As with most news stories there are those who support the politician and those who don’t. Since he or she is in the news for real it presents a prime opportunity for a supporter or a detractor to “enhance” the real story to make it either more negative or more positive, depending on the aim of the news fabricator. People like you and I read the enhanced story and believe it to be true since we read the first real story and believed that the enhancement is nothing more than a followup while in reality it’s totally false–fake news. Unless you’re discerning and willing to check your news sources thoroughly, you may be easily duped by these fabricated stories whose ultimate motive is not to report the truth, but to establish the lie.

Ultimately the problem with fake news is that it usually contradicts something, log