Apr 09

‘Toxic Media’ Reports False News

On Monday the editorial staff of the Boston Herald published a statement against bias and false reporting in the mainstream media. It stated, “The left and its compliant media are willfully reporting false news to the American people. Whether it is a symptom of mass hysteria that is the genesis for this confirmation bias-style reporting or an intentional maneuver to spread anti-Trump propaganda, its effect is toxic and pernicious.”

As example cited that the claim circulated by The New York Times, MSNBC. CNN and other prominent media that President Trump referred to all migrants coming to the United States as “animals.” Trump did not say this. He only applied the term “animals” to members of MS-13, a criminal gang notorious for its viciousness and cruelty.

The Herald editorialists concluded that “Reputable media personnel . . . are entrusted to be conveyors of truth. They constantly declare their import with screeds about the First Amendment. Those in the media who propagated this toxic lie should be fired.

Read more at bostonherald.com

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