In these times of “alternative facts,” we have to be sure of the sources of our information. My blogger friend, JoAnn Chateau, provides us with such a list.
Beware of relying solely on mainstream media for your news intake. According to The Atlantic writer Rosie Gray, even conspiracy theorists are going mainstream.
Information is like food. You must have variety. With a strong and healthy mind, fake news won’t fool you.
Develop better news consumption habits by gradually adding quality sources to your everyday viewing. Whenever possible, go corporate-free. Before you know it, you’ll be a master at comparing reporters and sniffing out the salient details of any news story.
To get started, visit my Be Informed page. It’s a mini-library of mostly independent news sources, with handy links. If you only have time for one new source, consider making that a daily portion of Democracy Now!
“Conspiracy theorists are on the national stage like never before, says Atlantic writer Rosie Gray. Alex Jones of Infowars fame is at the forefront. He’s responsible for propagating the widespread conspiracy theories…
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