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How Fake News Is Used to Undermine Trump & Divide America—Accuracy In Media’s Carrie Sheffield

2019-08-15 13:58
Just what is the significance of the recent New York Times front page headline change, prompted by twitter commentary? And what might this tell us about the media environment today? In the view of Accuracy in Media’s National Editor Carrie Sheffield, what are some of the core problems facing so-called “mainstream media”? And what are some of the double standards she sees among them? What are the roots of the cultural divide we see in America today? This is American Thought Leaders 🇺🇸, and I’m Jan Jekielek. Today we sit down with Carrie Sheffield, National Editor and spokesperson for Accuracy In Media, a non-profit media watchdog, and founder of the digital news network Bold TV. We discuss fake news and mainstream media bias, the “fine people” hoax, and what Carrie describes as the “democratic media industrial complex.”