This article is re-posted from The Victory For Liberty Center. It is part of an on-going series.
One of the most powerful tools that we have at our disposal is the
Internet. The news media is losing the information race to the
Internet, and has been for over a decade. More citizens are turning to
Internet information sources instead of TV news or newspapers.
who know how to properly use Internet resources shape public opinion.
This means that you must learn how to properly utilize these resources.
It used to be, that you would pass out pamphlets if you wanted to get
out a political message. Printed material is difficult to distribute
and costly. Our ability to communicate is increased dramatically by the
Internet. In fact, these added resources that we didn't have 20 years
ago actually give us the ability to fight back against the Leftist,
mainstream news media.
In the past, if people were
uninterested or disagreed with your position, they would simply refuse
to take pamphlets or would throw them in trash as soon as possible. But
with the Internet, people are better exposed to information, and don't
always have a choice in their reading. The Internet forces us to
confront issues in a very unique way. The amount of feedback to news
articles and public issues is actually astounding compared to what we
used to have. We now "like" or "dislike" things in addition to
commenting on them. Now when we read an article on a Leftist-controlled
news website, we see comment sections containing various opinions.
is this ability to share our opinions that is one of the more powerful
aspects of modern Internet communication. Everywhere on the Internet we
have the ability to leave commentary, anecdotes, and the like attached
to information that others have posted. When we log on to a social
network such as Facebook or Twitter, we are confronted with feedback
from our friends, family, and acquaintances. We have feedback given to
us for many of our published actions as well as those of our friends.
You can't hardly sneeze on the Internet without someone throwing a
tissue at you.
So how can we take effective action utilizing these features that we have just discussed?
Identify Leftist news articles, videos, blog posts, fan pages, Facebook
pages, etc. that allow for comments or "like/dislike" approval systems.
2.) Understand the issues and arguments presented.
3.) Vocalize distaste for the information either through commentary or through the like/dislike approval system.
If written commentary is posted, be sure to use correct spelling,
grammar, and punctuation. Make it professional grade writing.
Limit flowery language and slogans. Slogans are good, and should be
spread, but must be accompanied by a well-structured statement.
Spread the word. Tell your friends about the Leftist material, and
encourage them to show disapproval on that specific material.
simple process works wonders when combating the false consensus
propagated by the news media. If you remember from an earlier post, the
creation of a false consensus is one of the news media's most effective
tools, and a necessary step in their process of ideological subversion.
is most disconcerting for the news media, and most informative for
their readership/viewership, to see a list of comments opposed to the
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