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Headlines and Factlines 6/13/17

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Here are a few of today’s actual headlines.  We’ve added the accompanying factlines since many consumers of newsprint don’t get past the bold print on their way to the entertainment section.

Headlines 6-13-17

 

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Fake News Includes the Spin

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The latest Washington Post/ABC poll checks the pulse of voters to determine the level of presidential buyer’s remorse.  You can almost sense WaPo’s  giddiness in a feature article on the poll as they highlight the worst of the Trump news and sink anything Trump-positive to the very bottom.

After you’ve read through the first 1450 words of this 1489-word article, WaPo begrudgingly gets to the most interesting poll result; Trump would beat Hillary even in the popular vote if the election were held today.

That got us to thinking how else the mainstream print outlets can spin a story toward their preconceived biases.  Below are a few thoughts on how that might look.

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