Why the News is Fake

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Who spews “fake news”? The conventional media, as Trump and his pals insist? Or the alt-right propaganda mills?
I suggest the answer might be all of the above.
From the dawn of civilization, mankind has wrestled with the concept of truth.  It’s an elusive notion.
Truth is as subjective as beauty. And that’s the truth as I see it. Your concept of truth might be quite different.
Facts are concrete. You can measure a man and report that his height is six feet. But is he tall? To you and me, perhaps. But not in Holland or the Sudan, where the average male height is over six feet.
We see the world through the prism of our personal experience. And, of course, that varies widely.