Archive | May, 2015

Fact Check: Slate.com Vaccines-Autism Claims

A recent Slate.com article took on Google’s decision to develop new search engine algorithms to filter out what it views as “inaccurate” websites. The authors are David Weinberger, a senior researcher at Harvard’s Berkman Center, and Dan Gillmor of  Arizona State University and author of Mediactive. The authors chose to begin their article using the example of the vaccine-autism controversy. […]

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Follow the Money: Sandy Disaster Relief Aid

[This story was first published on July 18, 2014] Here’s my Follow the Money story for Sinclair TV affiliates on questionable spending of federal Sandy disaster relief money. While thousands of homeowners still await relief with help from billions of your tax dollars–the federal government was granting special waivers to let the money be spent […]

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Military Injustice? Maj. Weirick’s Incredible Ride in the Taliban Urination Video Case

[This article was first published on July 7, 2014] Most Americans have no idea what ever became of the shocking case of U.S. Marines urinating on Taliban terrorist corpses after a firefight. The incident was captured on video and posted on YouTube. In a story that some didn’t want told, we explain what became of […]

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