The Globe Reports the Dutch Election

Posted March 18, 2017 4:27 pm by Steve Roney

The dear old mainstream media is incorrigible. They’ll never change.The headlines after the Dutch election read: BBC: European relief as mainstream triumphs   PBS: Dutch reject far-right Geert Wilders in national election for prime minister Guardian: GreenLeft proves to be big winner in Dutch election Independent: Green Party big winner of Dutch elections. Globe and Mail: Centre-left shift in Dutch elections deals blow to populismThese headlines range from spin to fake news.This is mostly not malicious. But then, neither is most “fake news.” The problem is the need to come up with a striking headline, that will tempt the reader to keep reading

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