Category Archive: Fake news

Mar 29

Nine arrested in Thailand for publishing news about election irregularities

Governments everywhere control the ballot box and seek to control what is said about elections and politics. In the U.S., government officials get to hold free public press conferences daily during election season while subjecting challengers to police scrutiny under the guise of campaign finance regulations. Recently, in Thailand, nine people were arrested for sharing …

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Mar 19

Russia enacts law punishing reporters who cast government into disrepute

IT’S BEEN DONE SO MANY TIMES BEFORE. Days after the largest censorship event in human history (the global ban on possession of non-government-approved video from the supposed mosque shooting in New Zealand) the government of Russia has enacted a law designed to fine and imprison people who publish news which disrespects the government, or is …

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Feb 27

60 percent of Americans suspect journalists are paid by their sources; they may be right

A new survey by the Columbia Journalism Review in partnership with Reuters/Ipsos has found that the public’s trust in mainstream news media is lower than the public’s trust in any other institution, including even Congress. “For decades, we’ve known that Americans don’t trust the press. What we haven’t known is how people view the makings …

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Feb 10

News “fact-checkers” are often just “liberal” rebuttals of “conservative” statements

The New York Post has investigated the rise of supposedly impartial “fact-checkers” which major news sources consult. “Fact-checker” boards, companies or committees are a current fad among mainstream news analysis. Frequently, mainstream news will subject speeches or addresses by public officials to post-speech ‘fact-checking.’ The New York Post looked at newspapers and TV networks which …

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Feb 09

Polar bears multiply, invade Russian town; media blame ‘melting ice’ (in the dead of winter)

Polar bear populations have grown by thousands since 2000. Arctic ice has expanded for years and is now at its highest level in a decade. And it’s the dead of winter when it is impossible for Arctic ice to melt. Yet when large numbers of polar bears recently began invading a Russian settlement, breaking into …

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Feb 09

More Asian governments enacting “fake news” laws to imprison critics

The Los Angeles Times has a chilling story about the growth of “fake news” laws and prosecutions across Asia. Thailand, Taiwan, Cambodia, and other southeast-Asian governments are enacting or expanding their laws to crackdown on private news and social media which criticizes governments. In China and Vietnam, the governments already own or license all media, …

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Feb 08

Deep state journalism’s gatekeeper attacks alternative news for lack of ethics and professionalism; writes book filled with plagiarism, factual errors

by Roger Roots Mainstream journalism is in its death throes. In the information age, consumers just won’t pay for tired news content extolling the virtues of big-government establishment institutions. ‘Mainstream news’ is becoming so marginalized that it isn’t even, well . . . mainstream anymore. It is the voice of a small minority of elitist …

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Feb 06

Microsoft’s “NewsGuard” tool to ‘weed out fake news’ is controlled entirely by Deep State Operatives

Over the past two years, major government-supporting media have (simultaneously, it seems) pronounced a need to cleanse their platforms of “fake news.” This push seems to correspond with Deep State investigations into “Russia collusion,” marginalization of Julian Assange and Wikileaks and a general effort by the establishment to limit public discourse to the confines of …

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Jan 24

Newsweek published a climate change article saying certain Mexican glaciers had disappeared; it failed to mention that the disappearance was caused by volcanic eruptions.

Global warming alarmists routinely predict that permanent ice and snow in the Arctic and Antarctic will soon disappear. But before Climate Change makes the glaciers near the poles disappear, it must first melt the glaciers in the tropics. Yes, there are actually many glaciers and permanent snowfields in the mountain ranges between the Tropic of …

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