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Politics | Politics

Andrew Light, Obama official, helped prepare dire National Climate Assessment

A former Obama administration official with ties to a liberal advocacy group funded by Democratic megadonors George Soros and Tom Steyer helped prepare the Fourth National Climate Assessment, whose dire predictions have since been attacked as overblown.

News | The News

Liberal media tell us the left is right – And the right is wrong | Fox News

Many journalists argue that there is no such thing as liberal media bias. But polls show that most Americans disagree. Even a recent survey of financial journalists shows self-described liberals outnumbering conservatives 13-to-1.

Miscellaneous | Interesting

‘Trump Imitation Syndrome’ is afflicting the president’s liberal enemies

The malady known as Trump Derangement Syndrome is marked by a sudden explosion of crazy talk and sometimes actions coming from people formerly regarded as sane. Its sufferers, most, but not all, li…

News | News

Bill O'Reilly: Bill's Weekly Column - Muzzling the White House Press Corps

It is Jim Acosta’s job to get information to CNN viewers, not be captain of the debate team.  If he wants to give opinions, CNN should give him a primetime show.  

News | Media Bias

Israel: Newsweek's Pathetic Fact-Checking Lynk Fail | HonestReporting

Newsweek has an unfortunate habit of publishing opinion pieces without even the most basic fact checking. A recent editorial by Michael Lynk, a UN Special

Politics | Media Bias

Reporter Thinks She Hung Up Phone, Lets GOP Senate Candidate Know What She Really Thinks About Him | Daily Wire

Michigan Republican Senate Nominee John James received an interesting voicemail on Monday from a reporter for the Huron Daily Tribune who thought she hung up the phone after leaving his campaign a message.

News | News

More Voters Say the Press Has Divided the Country Than Trump

In the new Morning Consult/Politico poll, 64 percent of registered voters said the press has done more to divide the country than unite it since Trump took office, compared with 56 percent who said the same was true of the president.

News | News

NY Times Reports, Without Evidence, That Trump's Views on Caravan Caused Pittsburgh Synagogue Massacre

News Analysis The New York Times published two stories on the front page of its Oct. 30 print edition that blame President Donald Trump and his allies for the massacre at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. Both stories are positioned prominently ab

News | Media Bias

British media blame Israel for Gaza’s economic woes. Gazans blame Hamas and the PA

These counterintuitive findings offer a rare honest glimpse into what Palestinians living under Hamas’s despotic rule in Gaza actually believe, providing a “compelling corrective”…

Politics | Trump Politics

Trump Critical of New York Times Over 'Fake Story' on Mobile Phone Use

President Donald Trump criticized The New York Times for publishing what he called a "Fake Story" about China and Russia listening to his mobile phone calls

Science & Technology | Tech

Why Personal Curation Led To 90 Million Readers On The Apple News App

Sure, Apple includes its News app on iOS devices and Macs, but how many people actually flip through it on a regular basis? Quite a few, it seems. As part of...

Politics | Media Bias

The Pipe-Bombs Story: Another Example of Why No One Trusts the Media | National Review

At this point, there is no evidence whatsoever that provocative words from the president had anything to do with the sending of bombs.

Politics | Politics

Exposed! PROOF that anti-Trump protesters are paid

A shocking new report surfaced earlier this week on paid protesters and this BOMBSHELL. Find out the proof we uncovered of a company hiring protesters. Hint: This will have you screaming mad!

Politics | Politics

Trump Rebukes Media for 'Dishonest' Coverage of Rally Remarks

Days after a MAGA-style rally in Ohio, President Donald Trump rebuked the media's coverage of his comments on Confederate Army general Robert E. Lee.

Politics | Politics

Media pretend left-wing mobs of protesters aren’t really mobs

Media defend anti-GOP mobs, attack Kanye West, and distort Trump's Civil War comments.

Politics | Media Bias

Trump Hammers NBC News For Saying He Praised Robert E. Lee As ‘Incredible’

The mainstream media has one clear, unified message for their watchers and readers, day after day: President Trump is racist.

Politics | Media Bias

WATCH: CNN Anchor Lies About Remarks Made By Trump, Trump Jr.

CNN anchor Ana Cabrera falsely claimed on Sunday that President Donald Trump and Donald Trump Jr. made racial remarks over the last week that white men have a lot to fear.

Politics | Politics

GOP Cut Backroom Deal with Obama Administration During 2016 Election

'There was recognition that we had a Democratic president who was quite popular but also divisive for a portion of the population. For them, just having him say the election was legitimate was not going to be enough.'

News | News

Facebook Purge: Here Is the List of Pages Deleted by Facebook

As reported by The Western Journal, in what many are calling the “Facebook purge,” Facebook announced on Thursday that it removed over 800 political pages and accounts in a clamp down on what the social media company calls “inauthentic behav

News | News

Network Coverage of Trump 92 Percent Negative, Lacks Diversity, Report Says

President Donald Trump has received 92 percent negative evening news coverage from the main broadcast networks of ABC, CBS, and NBC.

Politics | Media Bias

WATCH: CNN's Brooke Baldwin Has Freakout Over 'M-Word' | Daily Wire

CNN's Brooke Baldwin refused to let one of her guests refer to rowdy far-left activists who opposed Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh as a "mob," saying that she did not want to use the "m-word."

Travel | Israeli Culture

How do you say fake news in Hebrew? - Israel News

Academy of the Hebrew Language also gives officials translations for driverless cars and chocolate truffles.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

New York Times: 'Israel Says' a Terror Attack Happened | HonestReporting

Why did the New York Times' first headline in response to a brutal Palestinian terrorist attack, state "Israel Says" when the facts were already known?

Politics | Politics

UPDATE: Soros Elevator Activist and Illegal Alien Ana Maria Archila Made $178,071 in 2016 as a Far Left Activist

A week ago on Friday Senator Jeff Flake announced he would vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh out of the Judiciary Committee. Then he got cornered in an elevator by screaming leftists for 4 minutes. About an hour later and after several private talks with De

Politics | Media Bias

Journalistic malpractice as it’s never been malpracticed.

A reasonable, objective, establishment media would have spent far more time than it has in delving into Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s background and credibility, and her veracity under oath — especially if they think it relevant to endlessly parse Brett

Politics | Media Bias

AMAZING: Lindsey Graham Sets Trap By Quoting Clinton Defender James Carville. The Left Falls In Head-First.

On Wednesday, Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) made an audience of liberals gasp when he paraphrased prominent Democrat operative James Carville, a rabid defender of alleged sexual assaulter and former President Bill Clinton, while speaking at The Atlantic F

Politics | Media Bias

Idiot Partisan Reporters Make Everything Worse | National Review

On nearly every question and issue, the tenor of the press — shockingly — mirrors the tenor of the Democrats who insist that it falls to Kavanaugh to disprove these allegations. This is morally grotesque.

Politics | Politics

Brett Kavanaugh, Christine Blasey Ford and the links to George Soros

Look at what’s going on with Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation proceedings for the Supreme Court, and the fingerprints of George Soros are all over it.

News | The News

Muhammad Names are Top For Baby Boys in England and Wales

Muhammad was the most popular name for baby boys in English regions London, the West Midlands, and Yorkshire and the Humber in 2017, government statistics show, with spelling variations in the name taking it to first place across England and Wales.

History | The Constitution

Bill O'Reilly: Bill's Weekly Column - Will Accusations Ruin America?

It was sad but not surprising to hear liberal CNN commentator Chris Cuomo say that the presumption of innocence should only apply to court cases, not the court of public opinion in America. Think about that for a moment. That means that any unproven accus

Politics | Politics

Is the accusation against Kavanaugh the culmination of a set-up from 2012? *UPDATED* - Bookworm Room

A 2012 New Yorker piece naming Kavanaugh as a potential Romney pick for the Supremes may provide the genesis for Christine Ford's questionable accusation.

News | News

Leaked video shows Google co-founder compare Trump voters 'fascists' | Daily Mail Online

Google co-founder Sergey Brin can be seen on stage in front of hundreds of employees saying he was 'deeply offended' by Trump's election and that it 'conflicts with many of Google's values.'

Politics | Media Bias

WATCH: Former Governor Slams CNN's Reporting. CNN Host Goes Nuts. | Daily Wire

CNN's Alisyn Camerota lost her mind on Monday after former New Hampshire Governor John Sununu criticized CNN's notoriously inaccurate reporting and political bias.

News | The News

FNC’s Baier Stunned That Media Didn’t Correct False Cohen ‘Bombshell’

During a panel discussion on Thursday’s Special Report, Fox News anchor Bret Baier was amazed that the same network news organizations that hyped anonymous claims Donald Trump knew in advance about the 2016 Trump Tower meeting between campaign aides and

Politics | Op-Ed

Israel and the grave danger of media bias

Misinformation matters because media outlets have great power. They shape the way we understand the world and, ultimately, drive our behavior.

Politics | Media Bias

CNN's chyron doesn't quite match up with what Sarah Huckabee Sanders said about 'the n-word'

The news media was so excited to report what they thought Sarah Sanders said they might have read a little into it.

Miscellaneous | Interesting

59 Percent Of You Will Share This Article Without Even Reading It

A recent study found that 59 percent of all links shared on social networks aren't actually clicked on at all, implying that people are sharing articles without ever getting past the headlines.

News | The News

UNFAKE THE NEWS: Twitter Shadow Bans Conservatives, But Blames Their Algorithm | The Daily Caller

Twitter recently changed their algorithm and it led to the "shadow banning" of many prominent Republican figures.

Politics | Politics

Facebook Suspends Infowars' Alex Jones for Hate Speech | Fortune

Facebook has taken a stand against conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, suspending him from the platform for 30 days.

Politics | Politics

Facts Of The Trump Tower Meeting Are Incriminating, But Not For Trump

The real colluders with Russia are the Democrats, intelligence agencies, and corporate media. The facts about the Trump Tower meeting only reinforce that.

News | Israel/Jewish Community

NY Times Makes Reportedly False Claim About Israel's Founder, Refuses To Offer Retraction

The New York Times, caught repeating a reportedly false claim from 1987 that Israel's founding prime minister David Ben Gurion wanted Israel to give up land it had conquered in the 1967 Six-Day War, has refused to correct the error even though the 19

Politics | Media Bias

ABC News Makes Announcement About Trump's SCOTUS Nominee, Gets Slammed

ABC News' "Nightline" made an announcement about President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee on Monday night before the pick had even been announced, calling the unknown nominee "controversial."

Politics | Military

Pentagon Says It's Not Purging Immigrant Recruits, Contrary to Reports

The Pentagon said there are no new changes to a program for immigrants to gain U.S. citizenship through military service.

Politics | Trump Politics

Trump Explains Meaning of Melania's Controversial 'I Really Don't Care' Jacket

Melania Trump also tweeted a message about her visit.

News | Fake News

Facebook expands fact-checking program, adopts new technology for fighting fake news | TechCrunch

Facebook this morning announced an expansion of its fact-checking program and other actions it’s taking to combat the scourge of fake news on its social network. The company, which was found to be compromised by Russian trolls whose disinformation campa

News | News

Trump-Russia Scandal: Evidence Piles Up Of Wrongdoing At FBI, But Media Ignore It

There have been two major ongoing investigations involving President Trump. One is looking into whether Trump colluded with Russia. It's borne no fruit. The other involves abuse of power at the highest levels of government and is producing damning ev

News | Interesting Links

PolitiFact statements about Fake news

PolitiFact.com is a project of the Tampa Bay Times to help you find the truth in Washington and the Obama presidency.

News | News

TV vs. Trump in 2018: Lots of Russia, and 91% Negative Coverage

A Media Research Center analysis of the ABC, CBS and NBC evening newscasts in January and February found ten times more negative comments (91%) about the President than positive statements (just 9%). Out of 851 total minutes of airtime devoted to the admi

News | The News

Huffington Post Smears Shapiro Over Parkland Shooting Response. Shapiro's Not Having Any Of It. | Daily Wire

On Tuesday, Huffington Post ran a headline attacking conservatives which falsely maligned Daily Wire Editor-in-Chief Ben Shapiro, claiming he had “smeared” the teenage survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre on Valentine’s Day

Science & Technology | Social Media

Mark Zuckerberg Says Facebook to Become 'More Meaningful' | Fortune

Facebook is changing the way it filters posts and videos on its centerpiece News Feed, amid a series of planned changes.

News | NEWS

Martin Luther King Jr. was a 'socialist before it was cool,' CNN claims - Washington Times

CNN sparked a backlash on social media Monday when it claimed Martin Luther King Jr. was a "socialist before it was cool."

News | In The News

The internet made sooooo many jokes about Trump's 'fake news trophy' tweet

They've got a few solid trophy suggestions.

News | In The News

How Russian trolls lie their way to top of Facebook, Twitter - CNET

Propaganda campaigns are more than fake news. Trolls have learned to game social media algorithms and create their artificial viral moments.

Politics | Politics

The fake news machine: Inside a town gearing up for 2020

There's a whole industry dedicated to producing fake US news in Macedonia – and it's getting ready for 2020

News | Fake News

The Fake-News Fallacy | The New Yorker

Old fights about radio have lessons for new fights about the Internet.

Politics | Other Politics

Don’t be fooled again: That huge crowd photo is not a Trump rally - The Washington Post

Those people were Cleveland Cavs fans.

Politics | Media Bias

O'Keefe video shows CNN's Van Jones calling Russia story a ‘nothingburger’ | TheHill

Conservative provocateur James O'Keefe of Project Veritas released Wednesday another secretly recorded tape of a CNN employee, this time featuring political commentator and host Van Jones saying the network’s heavy coverage of possible collusion between Trump administration officials and Russia during the 2016 presidential election “is just a big nothingburger."

Miscellaneous | Interesting

Woodward: “Smug” media on Trump crusade

"There's so many people treating the Trump presidency as if it's a try-out."

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Independent Investigative Report on “A Dog’s Purpose” Finds Edited Video Mischaracterized What Happened on the Set

Founded in 1877, American Humane is committed to ensuring the safety, welfare and well-being of animals.

News | News

Honeymoon from Hell: The Liberal Media vs. President Trump

As President Trump approaches the end of his first 100 days in office, he has received by far the most hostile press treatment of any incoming American president, with the broadcast networks punishing him with coverage that has been 89% negative. The netw

Health & Fitness | Psychology!

When It Comes To Politics and 'Fake News,' Facts Aren't Enough

In politics, it sometimes feels like we can't agree on basic facts. But according to neuroscientist Tali Sharot, facts are not enough — emotions may be the key to changing our minds.

Health & Fitness | News Items

The Dalai Lama Reveals Exactly What We Need in the Age of Fake News

As the spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism and leader of the Tibetan government in exile for half a century, the Dalai Lama has well considered…

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

WOW If True: Sean Hannity Is A Dumpster Full of Garbage | RedState

What? What’s the matter? Does that go too far? Is it mean? How about if I called him a war criminal instead? No? What’s acceptable? What’s the line for insulting things to say about someone? What’s the standard for discourse? I ask because I guess I don’t know. Apparently, neither does Sean Hannity.

Politics | Other Politics

Trump cites (fake) attack in Sweden

There has been no recent terrorist attack in Sweden.

Miscellaneous | Social Media

20th Century Fox Gives Real Apology for a Fake News Campaign

A promotion tactic for “A Cure for Wellness,” which set up false news sites that put out articles that were widely shared, fell flat, as did the film’s projected ticket sales.

Miscellaneous | Social Media

20th Century Fox Used Fake News to Publicize ‘A Cure for Wellness’

Many users thought articles on sites resembling city newspapers’ or HealthCare.gov were real exposés or scoops, like “Trump and Putin Spotted at Swiss Resort.”

Politics | Politics

Democratic leaders cite fake tweets while criticizing Flynn

In a statement criticizing the White House and President Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, Democratic leaders in Congress cited tweets from a fake Flynn account. Tuesday afternoon, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and other top

Miscellaneous | Social Media

In a first, Wikipedia has deemed the Daily Mail too “unreliable” to be used as a citation

"The Mail should be on the citation blacklist. There's no area of news where it is actually reliable."

Politics | Politics

A conspiracy theory site that believes Sandy Hook was fake is behind Trump's theory the media makes up terror attacks

Donald Trump’s claims that the media is covering up terrorist attacks committed by Muslim fundamentalists were previously promoted by a right-wing conspiracy theory website with which the US President has links.  The InfoWars site frequently publishes

News | News

16 Fake News Stories Reporters Have Run Since Trump Won

Journalists, media types, reporters, you have two choices: you can fix these problems, or you can watch your profession go down in flames.

Politics | Other Politics

Trump Posted A False News Report To His Facebook Page And Got Thousands Of Shares

The report claimed that Kuwait had also issued a visa ban on several Muslim-majority countries after President Trump's immigration order. They didn't.

Politics | POLITICS

Want to resist the post-truth age? Learn to analyze photos like an expert would

Pay attention to perspective.

Miscellaneous | Social Media

Facebook Tweaks Its News Feed To Show More ‘Authentic’ Stories

Facebook has been having a fake news problem for a while now, but it was only last year that it was discovered how much trouble it could be, so much...

Miscellaneous | Social Media

From Headline to Photograph, a Fake News Masterpiece

Cameron Harris, a recent college graduate, pulled six million people into his bogus story about the discovery of fraudulent ballots for Hillary Clinton.

News | In The News

Pravda on the Checkout Line - POLITICO Magazine

First Donald Trump got an endorsement from the tabloids. Now he’s getting a mouthpiece.

Miscellaneous | Social Media

Introducing: The Facebook Journalism Project | Facebook Media

By Fidji Simo, Director of Product Facebook is a new kind of platform and we want to do our part to enable people to have meaningful conversations, to be informed and to be connected to each other. We know that...

Miscellaneous | Social Media

Did Media Literacy Backfire?

Anxious about the widespread consumption and spread of propaganda and fake news during this year’s election cycle, many progressives are…

Miscellaneous | Social Media

How to Destroy the Business Model of Breitbart and Fake News

Many companies don’t know that their ads are appearing next to abhorrent content. Tell them.

Miscellaneous | Social Media

Facebook’s Safety Check, Now Automated, Turns a Firecracker Into an Explosion

The social network automatically linked to a bogus article about an “explosion” in Thailand and appeared to conflate it with a 2015 bombing.

Science & Technology | UX Design

The Biggest UX Challenges Of 2017

UX is no longer just about user experience. It's about social justice.

News | Fake News

How Facebook’s Fact-Checking Partnership Will Work

A team of about six people will draw on the resources of ABC News to get to the bottom of questionable articles, said James Goldston, the president of ABC News.

Miscellaneous | Social Media

How a Putin Fan Overseas Pushed Pro-Trump Propaganda to Americans

With the explicit aim of getting Donald J. Trump elected, a website run by a far-right activist pumped out anti-Hillary Clinton hoaxes and drew tens of thousands of views.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Fake or real? How to self-check the news and get the facts

Your friend shares a story on Facebook. You read the headline and you think it's too good to be true, but it looks like it's from a news site. Experts offer tips to help you sniff out fact from fake.

News | Fake News

Flynn under fire for fake news - POLITICO

A shooting at a D.C. pizza restaurant is stoking criticism of the conspiracy theories being spread by Donald Trump’s pick for national security adviser.

History | History

History classes are our best hope for teaching Americans to question fake news and Donald Trump

An education in history teaches students to question the stories that are handed to us.