It's easy to find fact checks about Trump. And he's given us plenty to write about. This article measures some of the media's fact-challenged reporting.
astroturf and media manipulation
How journalism as we once knew it has been warped by efforts to control the narrative.
In this document, recently posted by WikiLeaks, the Army Counterintelligence Center (ACIC) makes the case for why it says WikiLeaks is a threat to national security. Web sites such as Wikileaks.org have trust as their most important center of gravity by protecting the anonymity and identity of the insider, leaker, or whistleblower. Successful identification, prosecution, […]
1. Twitter Astroturf and Manipulation In 2015, Twitter made plans for an #AskPOTUS town hall with President Obama to compete with rivals like Reddit, which was drawing a lot of attention for its interactive Q&A sessions with well- known people. But the Twitter session was not the freewheeling event some might have expected. According to […]
Organized efforts to clamp down on the free flow of info online are increasing. In today's podcast we'll look at some techniques you might not have heard about...used to control and manipulate what you see and hear. Read more here: Six secret ways they control information online and in the news
The key study claiming hydroxycholoroquine is dangerous has been retracted by the New England Journal of Medicine and Lancet. The journals say after the study was published, more than 100 scientists took issue with it, and it turns out the data cannot be confirmed. Among other things, the scientists criticized the methodology of the study. […]
Ninety-nine percent (99%) of the 1,172 people who answered the latest unscientific poll at SharylAttkisson.com say social media companies have become politicized. Only a few see social media companies as being just "a little" politicized or not at all. Have social media companies become politicized? 99% Yes <1% A little, not too much <1% No
After widespread complaints about what many see as partisan censorship tactics deployed by Facebook, Twitter, Google, President Trump today signed the following executive order: Read the order on the White House site here. By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is […]