OBG is a look back at an “Oldie But Goodie” news report In 2008 at CBS News, I reported on the vaccine industry’s conflict of interest entitled: How independent are vaccine defenders? Watch the video here: Vaccine-Autism conflict of interest. Afterward, one of the vaccine industry officials mentioned, Dr. Paul Offit of Children’s Hospital of […]
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I’ve done quite a bit of reporting about how Wikipedia is definitely not “the encyclopedia anyone can edit.” It’s become a vehicle for special interests to control information. Agenda editors are able to prevent or revert edits and sourcing on selected issues and people in order to control the narrative. Watch Sharyl Attkisson’s TedX talk […]
A fact check of the 2019 measles outbreak amid a near-hysterical media environment.
This article first posted in February of 2014 What’s most successful when it appears to be something it’s not? Astroturf. As in fake grassroots. The many ways that corporations, special interests and political interests of all stripes exploit media and the Internet to perpetuate astroturf is ever-expanding. Surreptitious astroturf methods are now more important […]