Fake News Fades

Table: “Newspaper Circulation Change, 2012-2018”, in Wall Street Journal, May 4-5, 2019. p. B1. (National is the average percentage decline of Wall Street Journal, New York Times and Washington Post; median for all others.) > Less than 20000: -41%. 20000-200000: -45.7%. Over 200000: -40.9%. National: -28.7%. Source: Alliance for Audited Media. ====== Left Wing Digital […]

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If Twitter conspires with a foreign government to silence a dissident…

If Twitter conspires with a foreign government to silence a dissident, and then that dissident is murdered by that government, does Twitter have any responsibility? Jamal Khashoggi has vanished. An insider in the Saudi monarchy for many years, he fell from favor after criticizing Pres. Trump in December 2016. Then the Washington Post hired him […]

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Censorship Engines: Shut Down Gab.ai, Shut Down Ron Paul, Shut Down Alex Jones, Shut Down Pres. Trump

Twitter terminates the Ron Paul Institute and demands confession of guilt before it will restore service. Microsoft threatens to shut down Gab.ai (the free speech alternative to Twitter: it must be good: Wikipedia accuses it of being a White Surpemacist sites, and lists users including Yiannopolous and Alex Jones: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gab_(social_network)). Microsoft claims that one post […]

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Portland A4: Fake News From Associated Press

A critical appraisal of a Fake News article: Andrew Selsky “Portland Chief Orders Review of Use of Force By Police At Protest; Patriot Prayer, ANTIFA Faceoff; Counterprotesters Say They Were Targeted”, in Seattle Times, August 6, 2018. p. B6. (Associated Press) In an extremely biased Fake News article, Associated Press journalist Selsky begins with failing […]

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NYT: Promoting Fake Genetics To Atomize a People

[summary] Hess, Amanda “Arts: Critic’s Notebook: A DNA Reveal: It’s Racial; Sharing Test Results Publicly On Videos Leads to Frank Discussions; Showing the World What You Are Made Of Genetically — And Then Some”, in New York Times, May 7, 2018. pp. C1. C4. Nervous White Supremacists get DNA testing (like 23andme.com) to prove they […]

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