Re: Fake News is here to stay. Or... is it. ;-)
I'd say the media was always fake-to a degree. The problem I think is that it was a workable issue-so as long as it isn't (my demographic) being slanted against.
I'm sure the natives in America felt the media (newspapers) were fake, not relevant to their plight dating back to the arrival of colonists.
Then came the Africans, news didn't tell their plight.
The Making of the President is my go to era for the current demographic complaining the media is fake.
Bush Jr team also pushed that narrative, but wasn't successful like #45.
He once boarded AirForce with a book in his hand. Bias written by Bernard Goldberg. He was never again seen with a book, front cover showing the title.
We're polarized returning to tribalism only from a partisan perspective, not so much racial or ethnicity.
No way to regain the trust because most of the nations have dissected themselves & will show a greater need to find an enemy within the country than outside it.
Media was the conduit to create the riff -the people obliged.
All's lost! Everything's going to shit!