‘NewsGuard’ app gives news sites ‘trust’ ratings & targets alternative media. What could go wrong? — RT USA News

'NewsGuard' app gives news sites 'trust' ratings & targets alternative media. What could go wrong?

As for the effort to make NewsGuard compulsory, it was branded as “Orwellian” by MacDonald. “Brainwashing kids with pro-government or pro-elite or pro-status quo messaging sounds very sinister,”  he said.

So, with some genuinely fake news floating around out there and apps like NewsGuard which are problematic in their own way, how can people consume news consciously?

“The best thing anyone can do is read as wide a variety of sources as possible and form their own conclusions,” MacDonald advised. “One thing the internet era has shown is that people are not stupid. And when they have a variety of information available, they will draw their own conclusions.”

 ‘NewsGuard’ app gives news sites ‘trust’ ratings & targets alternative media. What could go wrong? — RT USA News

and Alternative News5 hours ago

New App ‘NewsGuard’ Promises To Stop Fake News. Have A Look At Who Owns & Funds It

A new browser extension app called NewsGuard promises to give readers better insight into the credibility of news sites by providing…

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