Tuesday, August 01, 2017

How to Watch or Read News Stories

Trying to figure out who is giving you truth vs opinion or even innuendo and gossip is hard sometime. You have to know your own predisposition and these definitions
1.     Know these Definitions
2.     Understand that every person and news channel has their own prejudices or worldview

Definitions From Webster’s Dictionary


1.   a :  a report of recent events gave her the good news
2.   b :  previously unknown information I've got news for you
3.   c :  something having a specified influence or effect the rain was good news for lawns and gardens — Garrison Keillor the virus was bad news

1.   1a :  a view, judgment, or appraisal formed in the mind about a particular matter We asked them for their opinions about the new stadium
2.  .b :  approval,  esteem I have no great opinion of his work.

a :  rumor or report of an intimate nature spreading gossip about their divorce
b :  a chatty talk
c :  the subject matter of gossip Their breakup was common gossip.

: a statement which indirectly suggests that someone has done something immoral, improper, etc.
a.    His reputation has been damaged by innuendos about his drinking and gambling.
b.    His reputation has been damaged by innuendo.
c.     The movie relies on sexual innuendo for its humor.
a. meant to look real or genuine but not real or genuine
b. based on opinion, innuendo or gossip
When someone says it is investigative journalism look to discover their definitions.

Be Wise no news channel or newspaper is Pure News

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