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Substantial_Space478 t1_j6fibov wrote

while eyewitness accounts is a good starting baseline, that requirement is funny because the "real" news doesn't gather eyewitness accounts either. in fact they make a concerted effort to only offer 2nd and 3rd hand sources for entertainment value. imho this is why fake news has proliferated so quickly. relative to the world's largest propaganda machine which also offers limited factual information, the fake news looks a lot like the "real" thing