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 […]
I dig into the prevailing media narratives about coronavirus, including Facebook “fact checks,” that have themselves been proven false.
The vast majority of people who responded to our latest unscientific poll at SharylAttkisson.com do not want third parties filtering their information. In one of the most overwhelming votes among our polls, 98% said "hands off" when asked if they want the government and/or social media to "curate" their information. Facebook, Twitter, Google and the […]
It is a dangerous practice: Government, corporations, universities, news outlets and “experts” curating our information so that we cannot access, see or believe that which they determine we should not access, see or believe. If anyone had suggested to Orwell, or the American founders, that we would invite this sort of manipulation and control of […]
A recent software update at Facebook accidentally revealed that teen climate change activist Greta Thunburg may not be posting all of her social media accounts, according to Zerohedge.com. The glitch temporarily allowed people to see who edited or published a post on behalf of a page by viewing the post's edit history. It appeared that […]
The following is a transcript of Lisa Fletcher's investigation story into big tech's lobbying efforts to protect their interests, appearing on "Full Measure." Watch the video by clicking on the link at the end of the page. Four major tech companies run the web-based world. But the reach of Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple goes […]
The following is a news analysis. I hadn't heard of The Epoch Times when it first crossed my radar in the past year or so. I read some of their investigations and found them extremely in-depth, well researched and well sourced. Complex topics were also explained in a way far less arcane than other print […]
Forty-eight states, Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico have launched joint investigations into Google for alleged violations of antitrust law. Attorney Generals in Texas and Washington, D.C. are leading the way in the probe honing in on Google's dominance as an internet search engine and advertiser. We have 50 attorneys general from across the nation who […]