Sign if you agree: Fact-checking is essential

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2017-04-01 14:28:00
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Anne, add" target="_blank">click.actionnetwork.org/mpss/c/2AA/ni0YAA/t.264/gEQ_YVy8RX6FXWqfT8tSNA/h0/hmw-2BiWr6mXc1DHGFh-2BJUDLyJIR6P0z3dXCheFiG1HT636sFZb3u8IRJpo8YX1Pm-2FRLByd5kehJ4oEZN0VpQbjn6r8pKzsbL0Lz6sqyBK3M166OkeURbXgWqVtyyGUpo2ERLviSOblvXnH0t6-2B-2FqWYu6X2Ixe15vr33-2BdDYM9b4pHb6picxA2DZWf7VSjPYsUjT5Db7QC8goyafjgxW5R07xsMTBq1wgz4ff03V5raElAwi-2B7mNGDeLd0k5xPCFlTTi26diTlSB37SSidJd0-2FpB1l76F6fqixAZ4HdwaySpbscJDA4K5w33XUd48YSDIcB08BSwJF-2FoozeTttutE7G-2Bn-2BRAvH1j-2FC1KEqbTpgwxK79laOuBC1Diim6q4Wpoh2">add your name: I pledge to fact-check and NOT share fake news. After signing, you'll get resources to check your news.

Donald Trump has declared war on the free press with his baseless "FAKE NEWS!" accusations. Just because a story bruises his ego or makes the right look ridiculous doesn't make it fake.

However, not every outrageous story about Trump and the GOP is vetted either. We can't give Trump and the GOP fuel to discredit and attack credible journalism by spreading false information.

In the midst of the urgency and panic incited by this administration, we must remain committed to checking our sources and sharing trustworthy news.

Sign" target="_blank">click.actionnetwork.org/mpss/c/2AA/ni0YAA/t.264/gEQ_YVy8RX6FXWqfT8tSNA/h1/hmw-2BiWr6mXc1DHGFh-2BJUDLyJIR6P0z3dXCheFiG1HT636sFZb3u8IRJpo8YX1Pm-2FRLByd5kehJ4oEZN0VpQbjn6r8pKzsbL0Lz6sqyBK3M166OkeURbXgWqVtyyGUpo2ERLviSOblvXnH0t6-2B-2FqWYuoaxh4zFQ-2FgDBVzc-2FAWPFofopwHgHUDXHGPz96rT9r088MthyMzHZMx0l5vgZVkNWIwklgLk-2FC5PNW8FnIMCEXU83GLA950qEt4902ag0SKpxdz8LPTQXdTcJW8qvfsSEZGJrDYAku50U1awC3bxBdtJnDEQIVe1Nt5RMlmWYYIgkQxzXWl10A0Sri2ICgkI0Ulz03M5obQ7m-2F-2FyGcc49V64A7-2BMlPG1zXMGB0EhT4D">Sign the pledge to Make America honest again: I pledge to fact-check and NOT share fake news. After signing, you'll get resources to check your news.

While Trump dismisses unflattering White House coverage as fake news, his chief strategist Steve Bannon made millions peddling" target="_blank">click.actionnetwork.org/mpss/c/2AA/ni0YAA/t.264/gEQ_YVy8RX6FXWqfT8tSNA/h2/zR1J7iRW-2BzS6i1Q9SLTfweDE-2BbgldW-2BANtuAug6jAsSXY1MbDWymdleSTg4tqr7t0OMp3zgawAcfRwt7C53zFd7IN32tSY-2FBGNgWJZ3s72nfcgAExryoaFOfEouHgFk0IwyAqNll6Rd9UYBeF1iUshorwoDOVtW1NeeZ11EgSVpIFEj4MSUaU3sf7VGOMdR7S7eLmWAM7StcT57c5WC7VmCotBLX58lPN1z41fXnbdUZC0YghNL4SPk5-2FCyM-2FJGEghlIDOfCIjBoSzfPK2nUnQu5XwKxg67Iumq25k1MR11GFWSIMpFWJk64Knz53JStBmiB-2BdfYSnMJazwZJA-2Fv0C52YR3n3z0m3ZIqmbOZEdUL-2FaR8Mu3QR-2BnS6DAqRyN87nsCkL15SEqXA2g-2FdXXE2enNLz3-2FxZtdyjC6ehEA6B9bsCXCZbCWBJtjNrYiqAPCTeaVluNqtSlyKHIObaIaFVeAzB-2FvyUyCxdBGVf1wxXh1JK3ljHTAeNRWZf16zGN-2F">peddling fake, outrageous "news" filled with far-right bigoted talking points.

But conservatives aren't the only ones who fall for fabricated controversy. Shady media outlets target liberals, too. Some even target the far right and progressives at" target="_blank">click.actionnetwork.org/mpss/c/2AA/ni0YAA/t.264/gEQ_YVy8RX6FXWqfT8tSNA/h3/i4v64T3hGi-2BtS5O-2Fcvz-2F5HRrdElsZGnK08nQhPXzvq5WMRw4UXNhB0X3kIJ24uRBiq7HErrxOEeBDfk0eRzzPej6E9V44FD9Gg9Te3CzbHZBn-2FOAqOStwfIIT1HKjWY00MkhGBZ2tRY9YVCOEOykt7j9YEEIGFDOtl-2B7oCQpM3TyAasv-2Bw3m-2F4ZtCh1zACoJxRxSViZmaUtuZV4VToTfigAWSUBaKBMAKTwi9jA0DqUyryThjFI0-2FtLf381eFUoYI2Q00grWG9RfpL0FKLmxdgfzPaMJrn97AkhTyYFDl6NV6Ahe5oyhQbAHoqICyA-2FR1ZUKni3solwbtVAVFcfoE-2FHpKf6LJK1hhZq76ZkVaxyMj3uPM7JDeecgrGB5L-2BSVV3RwfFwOQRZMp3Lpa40UnWq1mHlRU3to-2FyeYlSENg5U8BFduQ3EueKzTdYs9SGKF">at the same time.

Commit to checking the facts BEFORE you post to social media, Anne. Whether it’s lies or purposely distorted information, this era of fake news  is hurting our democracy.

Sign" target="_blank">click.actionnetwork.org/mpss/c/2AA/ni0YAA/t.264/gEQ_YVy8RX6FXWqfT8tSNA/h4/hmw-2BiWr6mXc1DHGFh-2BJUDLyJIR6P0z3dXCheFiG1HT636sFZb3u8IRJpo8YX1Pm-2FRLByd5kehJ4oEZN0VpQbjn6r8pKzsbL0Lz6sqyBK3M166OkeURbXgWqVtyyGUpo2ERLviSOblvXnH0t6-2B-2FqWYvSMu83ez0I0OJfkrlqD3V3pBv9uqePdEQQ7ObXWnhJ6FtEaQ9jgyT1NdsrR4BSB0A-2Bp0lxZx9CS7IG3zMZJdIe6gY-2BqIYzxPVjT21BoFsvkGJqFwEEbcSshrt-2B9nenTyItOSH2AdoQrHIPvUXb-2BgFT5G4jfzD-2BiuUweNycBSvo5KNfHCBNcNwqs3nVTmTjEMAjpU9FHzOl5lNZ8ArJUk5QRTafFr2oCb2mcy19dsNxo">Sign the pledge to Make America honest again: I pledge to fact-check and NOT share fake news. After signing, you'll get resources to check your news.

Keep fighting,
Irna Landrum, Daily Kos



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Anne, add"your name: I pledge to fact-check and NOT share fake news. After signing, you'll get resources to check your news.

Donald Trump has declared war on the free press with his baseless "FAKE NEWS!" accusations. Just because a story bruises his ego or makes the right look ridiculous doesn't make it fake.

However, not every outrageous story about Trump and the GOP is vetted either. We can't give Trump and the GOP fuel to discredit and attack credible journalism by spreading false information.

In the midst of the urgency and panic incited by this administration, we must remain committed to checking our sources and sharing trustworthy news.

Sign"the pledge to Make America honest again: I pledge to fact-check and NOT share fake news. After signing, you'll get resources to check your news.

While Trump dismisses unflattering White House coverage as fake news, his chief strategist Steve Bannon made millions peddling"fake, outrageous "news" filled with far-right bigoted talking points.

But conservatives aren't the only ones who fall for fabricated controversy. Shady media outlets target liberals, too. Some even target the far right and progressives at"the same time.

Commit to checking the facts BEFORE you post to social media, Anne. Whether it’s lies or purposely distorted information, this era of fake news  is hurting our democracy.

Sign"the pledge to Make America honest again: I pledge to fact-check and NOT share fake news. After signing, you'll get resources to check your news.

Keep fighting,
Irna Landrum, Daily Kos



Daily Kos, PO Box 70036, Oakland, CA, 94612.

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