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      09-14-2019, 07:49 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by 2000cs View Post
The OP is not about Trump's comments nor the reporting on them being negative. It is about the Illusory Truth Effect, exemplified by the echo of nearly identical comments across multiple outlets - as if they were all prompted by the same core source. There are so many videos of this echoing - Collusion, Beginning of the End, Impeachment, for example. Also anything that can be tagged Climate Crisis or Climate Disaster gets this treatment as well.

It might be easier to take if one outlet reported using one set of words and another chose to use a different phrasing, but when they are nearly identical it reinforces the OP's point and, for me, creates cynicism about the event being reported.
As an example, there was a moon landing 1969. A lot of the same language was used by all the news outlets.

Zwang And kite surfer/liberty will tell you it's fake, I say it was news, and it was reported on. Much like the news today.
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