Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Tag: fake news

Attack the press

In normal times, we often see a gradual chipping away of basic rights like we’ve seen in the trials of Julian Assange, where a narrative, some of it true, a lot of it based on character assassination and outright lies, has been built over time, denying the publisher the presumption of innocence.

When “fake news” was banned

An America Trump might have loved...

Donald Trump is the fakest (and realest) news of all

After all—god save us—he might even find himself in the White House for a second term (if the coronavirus or Bernie Sanders doesn’t take him down first).
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Greenwald: White House spread false story about Venezuela burning aid trucks...

"Every time the U.S. wants to start a new war, it does it the same way, which is, it invents some really inflammatory, emotionally wrenching lie that gets people to hate the government they want to topple so much that they set their rationality aside and support the war."

Cable TV news: A mere shadow of what it could and...

News reporting is, without a doubt, extremely important. But that is just not enough, we also need these T.V. channels to go a step further and expand their horizons.

Trump invokes compassion to justify violence

We must not allow our pain to be weaponized against each other. We must not be seduced by fear or manipulative stories.

A twenty-first-century incredibility chasm

Life in the United States of Trump.

The new Agitprop? The Integrity Initiative exposed

Expect these evidence free smears to continue and for more well funded groups like the Integrity Initiative to appear in the future, claiming to be fighting disinformation while engaging in it themselves, often against their own citizens or those of allied countries.

The Donald and the fake news media

The rest of us remain in a world wallpapered with Donald Trump, a world in which the fake news media, which is his truest "base," just can’t get enough of him.

Trump debunked at the World’s Lying Olympics

Stand aside, Trump. An even more insular, autocratic, certainly richer KING elbowed you aside – as a world-class liar.

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“But I didn’t know!”

A second Trump presidency will unleash extremists' to target specific politicians and activists, just as any terrorist regime does.

How Biden flubbed Town Hall foreign policy question

Instead he endorsed some of the most deceptive elements of Trump’s propaganda, dropped some clangers of his own and, in a classic Freudian slip, laid bare his own enduring commitment to American imperialism.
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“A fire that has spread across the country”: Jelani Cobb on voter suppression in...

Amidst the pandemic, more than 30 million people nationwide have already voted through mail-in ballots early voting. It is shattering all records for voting.

October Surprise! US psychiatrists convince the media to reveal the extent of Trump’s mental...

There is still time for newspapers, radio, and TV to send the psychiatrists’ message relative to Trump’s severe mental problems all across this country.

Why the Founders Would Decry What America has Become

If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.