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Yes there is a problem with totally fake news. But the mainstream media, in creating panic about that problem, ignores a fundamental issue: much of its own content, while superficially “accurate,” is often spin and manipulation itself. Russ Baker discusses this issue with the Russian English-language news outfit RT, which itself takes criticism from Western media.

Author

  • Russ Baker is Editor-in-Chief of WhoWhatWhy. He is an award-winning investigative journalist who specializes in exploring power dynamics behind major events.