State-sponsored propaganda like the recently unmasked @TEN_GOP Twitter account is of very real concern for our democracy. But we should not allow the debate over Russian interference to crowd out concerns about homegrown misinformation, which was vastly more prevalent during and after the 2016 election. Why is misinformation so prevalent and widely believed in U.S. […]
Why didn’t they listen?
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There is a difference between hard news and opinion.
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Thousands of ads were bought, in order to foment political discord.
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Already the John Kelly era has brought a certain calm dignity to the White House. The president now seems to be getting his information presented properly, rather than through television. Best of all, there have been no new Twitter rants. Perhaps this means we have opened a new chapter — one in which the White House concentrates on priorities like tax reform and repealing ObamaC– | Read More »
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Fake news has been dominating real news since last year’s U.S. presidential election. Its effect has been debated and politicized, and in the process, the term itself has lost its original meaning and become something of a partisan insult. But an underlying question still needs answering: Can people distinguish legitimate sources of information from fake […]
I’m not a corporate raider, but maybe devaluing your company by becoming an embarrassment of frequent foibles during a merger is ill-advised? It was a tough Independence Day for CNN, the Nation’s foremost news organization. After a deepening battle of a personal nature President Donald Trump delivered a tweet (an act out of character for him, to be sure) that served as a shot | Read More »
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A lie travels halfway around the world before AP will give Truth its trousers back
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CNN: where journalism goes to pull its own head off
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In an editorial that was as predictable in its point as it was just sad, the New York Times used the shooting of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise to once again call for gun control. However, that is not the controversy generated by their column – it was, as I said, predictable. No, the scandal here is that the New York Times used a debunked | Read More »
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