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(Slate)   Slate would like to Slatesplain how mainstream media sites, like Slate, are often responsible for misleading the public about scientific articles by replacing "real facts" with "clickbait headlines." You know, like Slate headlines   (slate.com) divider line
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2020-05-07 5:09:14 PM  
The media are just as culpable as the current administration for the division taking place in America right now.
 
2020-05-07 5:26:24 PM  
Thanks, Slama
 
2020-05-07 5:52:09 PM  
The media is misleading?! Color me surprised.

What the heck is with all the Slate articles recently?
 
2020-05-07 5:54:05 PM  
Meet pot, stubby.
 
2020-05-07 5:59:50 PM  
I get all my important news from FW:FW:FW:FW:FW:FW:FW news anyway so fark those guys.
 
2020-05-07 6:05:15 PM  
There is no news. Only Zuul.
 
2020-05-07 6:06:03 PM  
Someone just post the science-news cycle strip and let'shiat the lights.
 
2020-05-07 6:13:57 PM  

FarkingSmurf: I get all my important news from FW:FW:FW:FW:FW:FW:FW news anyway so fark those guys.


Apparently, so does a large portion of the Boomer population.  I signed up for Boomer Email, just to see what I was missing. (Spoiler: It's racism)
 
2020-05-07 6:15:20 PM  
Sure glad I take my news from Fark.
 
2020-05-07 6:15:23 PM  

Resident Muslim: Someone just post the science-news cycle strip and let'shiat the lights.


I've seen x-rays of that.  It ain't pretty.
 
2020-05-07 6:16:35 PM  

FarkingSmurf: I get all my important news from FW:FW:FW:FW:FW:FW:FW news anyway so fark those guys.


The joke's on you, that's how they do it too theses days.

You thought they could still afford "writers," much less journalists.
 
2020-05-07 6:17:59 PM  
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2020-05-07 6:24:36 PM  
I prefer the term ClickSlait
 
2020-05-07 6:28:08 PM  
Just tell me how many days I've got left before I get killed by Asian murder hornets.
 
2020-05-07 6:29:50 PM  
Here in MD we only pretended to have a lock down, and our numbers are way better than most states.  Here everyone is considered an essential except for restaurant staff, mall staff, golf course staff, and bowling alley staff.
 
2020-05-07 6:31:35 PM  

Wendigogo: The media is misleading?! Color me surprised.

What the heck is with all the Slate articles recently?


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2020-05-07 6:32:15 PM  

Skyrmion: Just tell me how many days I've got left before I get killed by Asian murder hornets.


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2020-05-07 6:33:32 PM  
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2020-05-07 6:37:45 PM  

This text is now purple: Wendigogo: The media is misleading?! Color me surprised.

What the heck is with all the Slate articles recently?

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So succinct, yet so accurate.
 
2020-05-07 6:42:43 PM  
Well maybe they shouldn't hire Farkers to write their headlines.
 
2020-05-07 7:03:07 PM  

Sean VasDeferens: Here in MD we only pretended to have a lock down, and our numbers are way better than most states.  Here everyone is considered an essential except for restaurant staff, mall staff, golf course staff, and bowling alley staff.


Doh, wrong thread.
 
2020-05-07 7:45:35 PM  

Z-clipped: Resident Muslim: Someone just post the science-news cycle strip and let'shiat the lights.

I've seen x-rays of that.  It ain't pretty.


Heh. It's been a while since the filter has accosted me.
 
2020-05-07 7:48:54 PM  

lilbordr: I prefer the term ClickSlait


Meh. Fark has been for a while using ClickSlat.
Really captures the attention.
 
2020-05-07 7:59:06 PM  

jim32rr: [Fark user image 425x409]


So she can breathe better?
 
2020-05-07 8:36:12 PM  
Wait a minute, Subby. Since when is Slate considered "mainstream media"?
 
2020-05-07 8:54:13 PM  

mom_dropped_me: jim32rr: [Fark user image 425x409]

So she can breathe better?


Yeah, that's the ticket
 
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2020-05-07 11:32:50 PM  

RainDawg: The media are just as culpable as the current administration for the division taking place in America right now.


Yeah, no. The media is culpable. Trump is doing everything he can do rectify the problems of your kind from the past decade.
 
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