After Truth: Disinformation and the Cost of Fake News

Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Bitter, upsetting, but enormously informative docu.

NR 2020 95 minutes

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It’s a long commercial FOR fake news

I was hoping to see an unbiased account of the overall disinformation were being spoon fed by supposed journalists. Instead it turned out to be just another hit piece on anything NOT leftist. There’s one big reason why some of these obscure underground , crazy conspiracy types have gained so much popularity lately and that’s the FACT that many of our msm sources have become nothing but propagandist garbage for the elitist far left. The very idea that fake news didn’t exist prior to Donald Trump, is absolutely ridiculous. The very idea that spreading misinformation to change the views of voters , only started with the supposedly wide spread and (supposedly) election changing efforts of the Russians in 2016 - is ridiculous. This “documentary” needs to be taken with a grain of salt, but sadly it won’t. This is being pushed by leftists , along with many others - to prove the right are all bad people and the lefties are the ones on the defense. History will repeat itself , and history shows the leftist , progressive Democrats have been , and continue to be the biggest dividers in this country. While it’s a good lesson on being more aware of who/what you’re seeing and believing - it’s no better than those they profess to be warning us against. They are absolutely part of the problem. I’m ashamed of HBO for the wide use of their platform as yet another arm of the Democrat party. While you can find a steady diet of leftist driven hit jobs on HBO, I’ve yet yo find a single unbiased example. At this point in time, I’m only keeping my subscription to HBO, for the sole purpose of watching the further damage to our country by influencing the easily manipulated among us. Shame on HBO and shame on Andrew Rossi. I don’t expect anything more from Mr Rossi , he’s clearly a leftist going way back , but HBO shouldn’t be selling us this garbage as the gospel truth. I edited this to add - Common Sense Media has done no favors for themselves by promoting this as valuable. It’s clear that Common Sense is just more of the same. There’s literally nobody is journalism that can be trusted anymore. No wonder our country is failing.

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