Revealed in an article at MasterNewMedia. A snippet:
- A potentially dangerous news story may be ignored by mass media. Most people believe that something which has not been reported just does not exist.
- A news story may be presented as a “wild accusation”, especially by someone authoritative. People that have a large consensus or cover important positions in politics, economics or the military may leverage their reputation to label a a fact as false and preposterous.
- A big media coverage of an important event may create enough distraction to deviate the attention of people from a real issue.
- A rumor that is neither confirmed or denied may generate confusion and doubts in a large audience.
- An individual or group of people may be forced or payed to provide false information that generate fake news stories.