They can come from propaganda machines serving class interests. They can be regurgitated by some to take on shades of bias based upon other interests aside from the originator of the idea and modified, but sometimes the end result is the benefit for those still in the primary power position.
Then, you have old-school journalists, like Reese Ehrlich, who digs around for the actual information.
Foreign Correspondent: What’s Really Going on with China’s Uighurs?
Experts say U.S. officials are seeking enemies, not the truth.
by Reese Erlich
February 19, 2021