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Newsweek, Wash. Times Publish False Headlines About EPA Fracking Study


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Newsweek, Wash. Times Publish False Headlines About EPA Fracking Study

Denise Robbins

UPDATE (6/5/15): Following the publication of this post, The Washington Times changed its headline from "EPA: Fracking doesn't harm drinking water" to "EPA finds fracking poses no direct threat to drinking water." However, the New York Post published an article on June 5 adopting The Washington Times' origi


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How soft propaganda works… and it IS working on the American psyche 24/7:

“Indeed, the EPA’s determination that fracking has contaminated some drinking water wells was even included within the body of The Washington Times article. But a headline often shapes the way the rest of the article is perceived, and even reading the article may not be enough to correct for the headline’s misinformation – that is, if the reader gets past the headline, which most Americans do not.”