A very good article deals with how the media voluntarily helps government and the CIA declare any dissenting views or investigative journalism that deviates from the elite narrative to be a “conspiracy theory.”
How ironic it is that a massive “conspiracy theory” is now undertaken by the governments, the CIA and the MSM about how Russia is responsible for the election loss of Hillary Clinton. The author of the piece explains why this, more than anything, is much more likely to be an actual conspiracy theory.
Let us consider a simple thought-experiment. For various reasons these days, the entire American media is extraordinarily hostile to Russia, certainly much more so than it ever was toward the Communist Soviet Union during the 1970s and 1980s. Hence I would argue that the likelihood of any large-scale Russian conspiracy taking place within the operative zone of those media organs is virtually nil. Indeed, we are constantly bombarded with stories of alleged Russian conspiracies that appear to be “false positives,” dire allegations seemingly having little factual basis or actually being totally ridiculous. Meanwhile, even the crudest sort of anti-Russian conspiracy might easily occur without receiving any serious mainstream media notice or investigation.
In other words, what is usually deemed “conspiracy theories” by the elite is, for that precise reason, hardly ever truly investigated. But now the elite (including the entire Western MSM) is presenting the conspiracy theory of Russia’s involvement into American elections as fact, despite there not being a shred of evidence found for this by the entire power elite, other than words alegedly said by an unknown source within the CIA that cannot and have not in any way been verified.
Note, especially after reading the article that was written on September 5th, that the “fake news” narrative has since completely exploded throughout this elite, even as they present words from an unknown source as “evidence”; even as they have lied years and years about Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction; even as they villify actual whistleblowers that reveal the ways in which ordinary people are conned by government (which is actually supposed to be the job of the media in the first place); even as MSM icons like Dan Rather and Brian Williams have been exposed as frauds; even as Wikileaks has exposed the role the MSM has played in favoring Hillary Clinton during her run to become POTUS.
“Fake news” is no more than the heir of “conspiracy theories” in terms of how to attempt to discredit views that deviate from the elite narrative. Even as they themselves are constantly presenting fake news and present partisan speculation as “fact”.
Don’t be surprised if the whole “fake news” hoax has also been concocted by the CIA, just as the “conspiracy theory” narrative has.