We follow the evolving definition of “President-elect” as presented by Wikipedia to demonstrate one of the many ways our online information is manipulated.
The following is an excerpt of my article in The Epoch Times. Wikipedia Redefines ‘President-Elect,’ Previous Versions Go Down the Memory Hole News Analysis There’s no more timely example of how special interests are controlling our information online than the example of the definition of “President-elect” as provided by the controversial online encyclopedia, Wikipedia. Ever since […]
The following is a news analysis. There's a new article that echoes the reporting I've done on the co-opting, bias and agenda editing that has become rampant at the world's most popular encyclopedia: Wikipedia. According to the report in Hollywood Reporter, NBC hired a "Wikipedia Whitewasher" to handle Matt Lauer's biography page and make it […]
It's not just the U.S. Southern border. There's a mass exodus of migrants from Africa, the Mideast and Central America to the U.S. and Europe. Sunday on Full Measure, Scott Thuman will take us to a hot spot in Northern Africa where a geographical quirk creates a land border between Africa and the Europe. It's […]
A blog called NewsBlues.com claims to have served up "tasty television insider news since 1998." They're also serving up a steaming helping of propaganda. The site, run by a couple of former local newsmen, recently weighed in with a strange defense of the bias and agenda editing going on at Wikipedia. The blog on NewsBlues.com […]
Interests who are fed up with what they believe to be censorship, undue control over Internet information, free speech, and unfair exploitation of our data are organizing a social media strike for July 4 and 5. According to organizer Larry Sanger, co-founder of Wikipedia (who has since split with the project): This means we will […]
(Language warning) The controversy over Wikipedia agenda editing and bias is longstanding, as I have reported for several years. Well-meaning Wikipedia editors are often outmatched and outgunned by more powerful editors who control pages and topics on behalf of vested special interests, or who are deeply, ideologically entrenched. My own Wikipedia biography is unimportant-- except […]
The egregious vandalism and misuse of my biography page by Wikipedia agenda editors continues. I understand that cases like this matter little except to those who are libeled. However, I would argue that they are important to the extent they represent what's going on across the increasingly-troubled Wikipedia platform. Wikipedia has been "weaponized." Anonymous political […]