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Does it bother you that HubPages allows biased and unproven political propaganda?


While I am a new writer on HubPages, I have been writing extensively online for several years. Within one day of joining HubPages, I noticed a number of biased (based on opinion, not facts) political propaganda articles which were about the President of the United States. I did flag and report the author (unnamed and anonymous profile, no photo) and specific examples, but this has not yet resulted in their removal. Not sure what else I can do, but I am honestly concerned about the impact on the reputation of HubPages if I am going to have a long and prosperous involvement here.

 
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4 years ago
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    Stephen Bush (aexbush) 4 years ago

    Junkseller, you have provided a particularly thoughtful, practical and well-balanced observation.

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    Dennis L. Page (pagesvoice) 4 years ago

    I totally agree with everything you you mentioned in your answer. Great response.


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    Stephen Bush (aexbush) 4 years ago

    You had me at "equal opportunity". Very well-stated. I also think that "self-regulate" is a worthy philosophy to be guiding the process.

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    Stephen Bush (aexbush) 4 years ago

    Thanks (I think) for giving me credit for asking a provocative question just to get responses. Actually I was hoping to learn more about my new neighbors! Thank you for the welcome.


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    Daniel Brinker (darkland) 4 years ago

    very true, often we have to wait for the rhetoric to become history to get the full picture

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    Traci (Traci21) 4 years ago

    I was wondering the same thing.

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    Stephen Bush (aexbush) 4 years ago

    Of course, the vampire slayer example was truthfully marketed as "fiction". Fiction is OK! Some of the examples I referred to would be more truthful if they were also labelled as "fiction" rather than purporting to be factual.


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    KK Trainor 4 years ago

    Yes, the religious forums can be quite infuriating so I just have to stay away. The politics are the same everywhere and if one can't stand the hate it's best to tread lightly or risk getting pummeled! It is amazing the things people will say though.

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    Stephen Bush (aexbush) 4 years ago

    No matter whether a statement is unbiased and true or biased and false, I was asking for viewpoints about whether HubPages was an appropriate setting for anonymous and undocumented claims.


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