Chronicle Fatigue Syndrome: Why News Saturation is More Dangerous than Fake News

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On July 17, 2014, Malaysian Airline flight MH-17 was shot down over Eastern Ukraine by a BUK surface-to-air missile killing all 298 passengers including 6 of the world’s top AID’s researchers and scientists. The weapon originated from a Russian missile system, belonging to the Russian Armed Forces. These are the facts…unless you work for the Kremlin. In the days following the disaster, the Russian government peddled multiple, conflicting, alternative theories for the crash. “MH-17 was shot down by a Ukrainian jet.” “MH-17 was blown up by a missile intended for the Russian President’s plane.” “MH-17 was already full of dead…...

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Rob Healy Rob’s academic background is in International Political Economy, Philosophy of Mind, and Media Theory. He spent a year in Eastern Europe in 2007 studying with several think tanks concentrating on how best to protect former Soviet satellite states from election interference. In his professional career, he started a production company in 2015: SUPER FUN Productions that went on to create commercial and narrative content for a variety of global brands.