Disinformation Age

Posted on September 24th, 2012

Crosstalk Home

Show Information

Air Date: September 24, 2012

Host: Vic Eliason

Guest: David Kupelian

Listen: MP3 | Order

David Kupelian is an award-winning journalist, Vice President and Managing Editor of WND. He is the editor of “Whistleblower” and the author of The Marketing of Evil and its sequel, How Evil Works.

In an era when print news media is going the way of the dinosaur, Whistleblower magazine is growing. The reason it’s growing is because it connects the dots of the news stories that people get so rapidly these days, showing readers where the trends are going.

What makes this even more remarkable can be seen in some Gallop Poll results noted by Vic. According to the poll, only 8% of Americans have a great deal of trust in the news media; a new low.

The reason for this distrust of the major media could be due to the average information consumer becoming savvy to the phenomenon of disinformation. What’s that, you ask? Disinformation is the laundering of lies by the media; lies that come from an allegedly or assumed-to-be credible source. Because the media is doing the reporting, the public is given the impression that what’s being disseminated is full of authority and integrity.

One recent example involves the Chick-fil-A scandal. The major media presented the narrative that the restaurant caved regarding their traditional marriage stance and wouldn’t support pro-family groups anymore so that they could open up new restaurants in various areas. Looking at it in greater detail it was discovered that the major media was basically reporting a lie from a gay rights campaign.

Review this Crosstalk to learn more about disinformation as Vic and David discuss the Fairness Doctrine, the disappearance of the Jeffersonian idea of a free press, the difference between being objective vs. fair and balanced and much more.

More Information:

To obtain a copy of “Whistleblower” magazine call 1-800-496-3266.

Posted in Media    Tagged with no tags



follow on

& 400th anniversary 400 40 Adrian Association of American Physicians and surgeons Bell Christianity Christian Church Customer Service Dakdok David Wilkerson Donald Trump Dr. Eastern religion Emergent False Teachers Fathers Day Glen Beck God Government Gun Owners of America Ingrid Schlueter Ingrid Islam Jane Orient Jesus Christ Jesus John MacArthur John Karen Malec Koran Larry Pratt Love MacArthur Mat Meditation Morality Mother's Day Music National Day of Prayer New Age New Spirituality Osama Bin Laden Owners Patriotism Politics Pornography Quran Reiki Relationships Relexology Religion Rob Bell Rob Rogers Romance SIDS Schlueter Sheriff Usama Dakdok Valentines Vic Eliason William welden Worship aaps acupuncture agenda alternative medicine. america ammendment anniversary apathy atheism baby bible book border breast cancer breast calendar camping cancer celebrate child porn children child control corrupt crosstalk America crosstalk crostalk culture date day dead death debt dr adrian rogers education eliason encouragement end times end exact faithless faith false family radio family federal finances financial finding gay gblt generateion generation harold camping harold health care health homosexuality hutchings illegal infant iraq irrefutable james jeff meyers jim johnson judgement king james bible king kjv last law legal lesbian libraries library limit love wins love worth finding luke mirrage modern church mom's mom money mother's mother nation navy seals navy news new noah obamacare obama on overspending pakistan personal loss pornograhpy prayer pray pron radio requests schneider school seek shot signs smith special show spending staver sudden infant death syndrome sudden summit ministries syndrome taxes teachers terrorism terrorist terror the Bible times transgender trends united states usama vcyamerica vcy version vic warm warren smith warren war wellness wins woman women worth write yoga