From Covid-19 to politics, the past few years are riddled with examples of major media outlets relying on anonymous sources for “blockbuster” stories— only to have the information be proven wrong.
A strong majority says a mask would make a blind date "Less attractive." That's according to an unscientific Twitter poll with 3,591 votes. About 125 said a mask on a blind date "Makes no difference." If you showed up for a blind date and, right now, the other person showed up wearing a mask... With […]
Most people say it's more important to send kids the message "You can do anything" than the less ambitious "Know your limits." That's according to the latest unscientific poll at SharylAttkisson.com. Sixty-eight percent (68%) said it's more important to teach children they can do anything. About one-third said it's more important they learn their limits. […]
The following is a news analysis. The past few years are riddled with examples of major media outlets relying on anonymous sources for “blockbuster” stories— only to have the information be proven wrong. Yet there’s been little to no accountability. Most recently it’s the cacophony of admissions by media, including The Washington Post, that falsely […]
The following is a news analysis. President Biden waited longer to make his first foreign trip than any other president in 58 years. He's covering less ground and visiting fewer countries than did Trump and Obama on their first big foreign trips. The double standards in media reporting continue to be on display daily under […]
It's hard to think of any major story that the Big Tech and media censors haven't gotten wrong in the past few years. They have censored true, factual information and outlawed reasonable debate on masks, Covid-19, vaccination, Russia collusion conspiracies, election fraud and more. Is it time to declare the fact-check/gatekeeping/censorship experiment a failure?
Today's racial justice activists tend to speak in terms of "equity" rather than the traditional tenets of American "equality." Equality refers to the state of being equal: all people treated the same way regardless of race or skin color. Equity generally refers to the idea of people being treated differently to achieve fairness. Some say […]
The following is a news analysis. In the fake fact-check industry, information and truth are casualties The Poynter Institute's "Politifact" recently had to do an embarrassing reversal of its fact check that called the idea of Covid-19 originating in a lab a "debunked conspiracy theory." The fact check about a statement by Li-Meng Yan was […]