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tw
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November 24th, 2015, 6:30 pm

What do ppl here make of zerohedge?A force for good?A force for evil?A good read?From my perspective, at it's best it pretty incisive, at it's worst it's pure cut and paste plagiarism with Max Keiser style ranting thrown in for good measure.And I can never get how many of the "comments" are spoofs and how many represent severe failures ofmental health treatment.
 
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acastaldo
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November 24th, 2015, 8:20 pm

A friend of mine calls it "zerotruth" ;-) [In the sense that it is not just inaccurate, but at times purposely designed to mislead. Examples available upon request; let's see what others have to say first].
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November 25th, 2015, 9:50 am

QuoteOriginally posted by: acastaldoA friend of mine calls it "zerotruth" ;-) [In the sense that it is not just inaccurate, but at times purposely designed to mislead. Examples available upon request; let's see what others have to say first].Zerohedge says that he/she/it/they will always talk their book up.
 
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November 25th, 2015, 12:36 pm

ZH is, at best, random... Most of the stuff which I have seen contains glaring, blatant and obvious inaccuracies, some of which, I am convinced, are deliberate. Occasionally. I have seen some insightful articles on ZH, but those are rare. The tone of most of their writing is shrill and annoying and, like I said above, my impression is that ZH would never let actual facts and evidence stand in the way of a "good" story.Overall, ZH, in my view, a waste of time and often worse.
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December 2nd, 2015, 2:52 pm

QuoteOriginally posted by: twWhat do ppl here make of zerohedge?A force for good?A force for evil?A good read?It is a decent read, but a financial site that only posts bearish stories is strange. News can be either good or bad, or it would not be news.
 
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December 2nd, 2015, 5:30 pm

A broken clock is at least right twice a day, some days Zerohedge doesn't manage that. But often it's amusing.
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