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The winner of my Fake News Award

I'm an Indian living in India. I love America and I'm grateful to the country for everything I learned from the various resources they produce.

I have watched CNN and BBC for some two decades. And in the last decade I have also watched Germany's DW TV, France' TV5Monde (for design, style, and nature), Japan's NHK TV, SKorea's Arirang, Bloomberg TV, CNBC, and a couple of Indian channels. Besides, I have read printed publications for over 30 years, such as Time, Fortune, Forbes, BusinessWeek, Newsweek, The Hindu, Times of India, and a big box full of The New Yorker (which my IBM customer/friend in Sweden sent to me in 1989!). I have been interviewed by media outlets on business and tech topics. I grew up on Western music, practice a bit of Western culture, and know a bit of Western history. In 1986, I completed a full-time post-degree program in Journalism.

CNN is the US TV channel we get in India and I realize they're duping the world 24/7. I think most media outlets around the world pick up stuff from CNN and distribute it locally. Directly or indirectly, CNN has therefore created a completely wrong picture of the president, the conservatives, and I guess by extension, America. They do every nasty thing (and more) that the veteran journalist Bernard Goldberg exposed about the leftist media in his book BIAS.

For duping the people of the world, my Fake News Award goes to CNN.

CNN president issued a threat to the US president and CNN became one of the least viewed channels in the US. Deceiving people is not the same as free speech and it is certainly not journalism. Issuing a threat is akin to thuggery/terrorism and has probably put Jeff Zucker on some watch-list.


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