Real or fake? Miami Herald cries foul. But it goes deeper than mere doctored tweets.

Someone has been creating fake news using the Miami Herald’s name as their patina of credibility.

I find the opening of the article interesting:

Two incidents hit The Miami Herald in recent days that underscore new tactics by those seeking to discredit mainstream media, and they augur what experts said are dark days in the battle between credible news and misinformation.

If it were only that simple and easy.

The reason fake news gained traction is that the so-called “real news” watered itself down, got sloppy, and has a bad habit of reporting lies as news.

I wrote an entire book about it.

But when you have an entire profession incapable of ever admitting its own faults, weaknesses, and mistakes, they can expect nothing else…

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