When the media purposefully controversializes issues, life-saving facts become harder to find. Hear how Facebook and other self-appointed censors are making certain facts and views hard to find. As part of today's podcast, hear Democrats and Republicans discuss getting bullied out of investigating issues involving the safety of vaccines and other medicine. Also, hear the […]
The following is a news analysis. I've been drawing attention to the increasingly aggressive efforts by political and corporate interests to control the information you get on the new and online. I have often spoken of disingenuous "fact checking" efforts conducted by conflicted third parties who are actually trying to shape public opinion and control […]
His photo has been widely shared on social media claiming he is a 13-year old who died of coronavirus in Great Britain. A post on Facebook claimed he was a "schoolboy...with no health conditions" who became "UK's youngest coronavirus victim." The post went on to read: “Ismail Mohamed Abdulwahab, from Brixton, sadly died without any […]
The following is a news analysis My recent article (link below) pointing to similarities between coronavirus comments made by liberal sources and public health officials-- compared to those of highly-criticized conservative figures-- got a lot of positive attention, and also drew instant outrage from some left-wing writers. First, they claimed conspiracy! because "no dates" were […]
The following is an opinion and analysis. It should concern everyone when The New York Times publishes shoddy journalism that violates its own policies and would likely not even meet the standards of a tabloid rag. Two weeks ago, a New York Times article by Jeremy Peters falsely labelled me a "coronavirus doubter." In the […]
The New York Times just corrected its false article about me. What the incident says about today's media environment. We also discuss the evolving recommendations about coronavirus masks.
CBS News has reportedly admitted to an embarrassing mistake: the network misrepresented video of a crowded Italian hospital as being a New York hospital filled with coronavirus patients. Last week, "CBS This Morning" showed the video in a segment about New York City. Many observers flagged the mistake on social media. According to Fox News, […]
The following is an excerpt from an article in Daily Wire. Former CBS reporter Sharyl Attkisson had her lawyers send a letter to the New York Times demanding they correct the “false and defamatory” article titled “From Jerry Falwell Jr to Dr. Drew: 5 Coronavirus Doubters,” which painted Attkisson as one of those doubters. Attkisson […]