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Newsgate 2016

Note: This story was updated with additional information on Nov. 12 The following is a news media analysis and commentary Regardless of who is your chosen – or least favorite – presidential candidate, independent minds should be concerned about the latest revelations in the news media’s unseemly relationships with government and political actors. While there are […]

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Top 10 Astroturfers

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 […]

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Media fails to disclose CREW’s ties to Hillary Clinton ally David Brock

The following is a news analysis. It’s mostly conservatives who are corrupt. At least that’s the expressed opinion of Hillary Clinton operative David Brock. He said so in 2014 when he took over as chairman of the board at the ethics watchdog Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW). Brock is also founder of the […]

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Six Degrees of Separation Among Trump Critics

It’s standard practice for surrogates to go after political opponents. But the attacker’s connections to the candidate aren’t always clear—or disclosed by the news media. Univision anchor Jorge Ramos issues aggressive diatribes against Trump, Univision cancels airing of Trump’s Miss USA pageant, Univision CEO “rips into Donald Trump.” Six degrees of separation: Univision is owned […]

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Media Matters for the Left: David Brock’s mission to boost Hillary Clinton and smear non-leftist sources of news

Below is the link to an interesting article by Capital Research Center that dissects the seedy world of a left-wing attack blog called “Media Matters” and its attempt to portray itself as a neutral media watchdog. The question is why some in the media use Media Matters, with all its well-known false information and implications, as […]

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