Washington Post exposed for pushing ‘fake news,’ credibility tarnished

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(INTELLIHUB) — Failed researchers that the Washington Post touted as “experts” in a Nov. 21 article titled Russian propaganda effort helped spread ‘fake news’ during election, experts say, got it all wrong when the alluded that the shadowy group PropOrNot had identified 200 news websites as “Russian Propaganda,” and has since issued somewhat of a retraction.

The paper, often referred to as the ‘Washington Compost,’ reported that “teams of independent researchers found that the Russians exploited American-made technology platforms to attack U.S. democracy at a particularly vulnerable moment,” which the paper claims may have helped sway the presidential election in Trump’s favor.

The blatantly false claims come after a massive “fake news” onslaught hoax was perpetuated and regurgitated by now highly untrusted sources in the mainstream media, likely in an attempt to try and take out real news websites like Infowars and Intellihub, who are delivering real and prudent information on a daily basis often covered up by the corporate media cabal.

We are now truly in a realtime information war. A war the mainstream’s financiers, like George Soros and others, are now losing. The more they attack, the more they are being exposed.

Clint Watts of the Foreign Policy Institute was quoted in the piece haphazardly saying how ‘fake news’ outlets “want to essentially erode faith in the U.S. government or U.S. government interests.” However, Watts must have just fell off the turnip truck and bumped his head. Has Watts failed to realize that the American people have no faith in our government after the Obama Admin decimated America turning everything inside out and upside down? I mean really. Does this guy live in a liberal bubble, his own ‘safe space?’ Watts comments are just another example of how detached from reality these so-called mainstream mouthpieces really are. They literally have no clue.

Now, after massive public outcry from agencies like Intellihub and others who were listed as “Russian propaganda,” a Washington Post editor was forced to make a retraction of some sort on the poorly compiled hit piece, further decimating what is left of the papers dwindling reputation.

The editor wrote in an updated note posted at the top of the article:

The Washington Post on Nov. 24 published a story on the work of four sets of researchers who have examined what they say are Russian propaganda efforts to undermine American democracy and interests. One of them was PropOrNot, a group that insists on public anonymity, which issued a report identifying more than 200 websites that, in its view, wittingly or unwittingly published or echoed Russian propaganda. A number of those sites have objected to being included on PropOrNot’s list, and some of the sites, as well as others not on the list, have publicly challenged the group’s methodology and conclusions. The Post, which did not name any of the sites, does not itself vouch for the validity of PropOrNot’s findings regarding any individual media outlet, nor did the article purport to do so. Since publication of The Post’s story, PropOrNot has removed some sites from its list.

So there you have it, the Washington Post’s psychological operation failed and even backfired on them as truth will always prevail over their carefully crafted lies.

A petition has been started by Infowars to fight back against the “fake news” war against the alternative media. The petition can be found here. Please sign it and participate.

The truth will set you free.

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