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by | Jun 3, 2021

Twitter’s “trending” section, one of the key features of the influential social media platform, has been heavily manipulated by fake and hijacked accounts for at least the last half decade.  New research conducted by the EPFL, a top Swiss engineering…

by | Jan 7, 2021

The Mainstream Media laid the groundwork blame for the D.C. rioting. Through four years they relentlessly pursued a single-minded goal: to take down the fairly-and-squarely democratically elected presidency of Donald Trump. Towards that end, they escalated non-stories into major “news”…

by | Dec 3, 2019

The Anglican Church of Canada clutches its throat at the prospect of — Lord have mercy — shutting down its ministries and works 20 years from now. You know — putting up the “Closed” sign, the public demand for said…

by | Jul 9, 2019

Last Saturday, conservative journalist Andy Ngo was assaulted by a mob of masked protesters while covering an Antifa demonstration in Portland, Oregon. Ngo, a frequent critic of Antifa and other radical left-wing militant movements, was “punched in the head, covered…

by and | Feb 15, 2019

The other day all the major new outlets were covering a story about Elizabeth Warren saying on the campaign trail in Iowa that Donald Trump “might not even be a free person” but rather in jail at the time of the…

by | Jan 25, 2019

At the beginning of the Trump presidency, a few cautious editors, such as the Wall Street Journal’s Gerard Baker, questioned the media’s open embrace of biased reporting. Baker warned reporters that they should stick to demonstrable facts and avoid jumping…

by | Nov 1, 2018

Jim Acosta of CNN and other media personalities get exercised when the President calls Fake News the “enemy of the people.” President Trump does not call all news outlets or personalities by that term — only the Fake News. Certainly, that…

by | Oct 19, 2018

Ever hear of the “Anti-Trump Diet”? It’s a thing you might not know about unless you live in or near Raleigh, North Carolina, where it was a cover story in the September 19 issue of the local weekly. The diet…

by | Sep 12, 2018

In a quest to quell some of the fury over the content that shows up on its website, Facebook has erred too far in the other direction — pulling often innocuous posts and infringing on users’ free speech, critics argue….

by | Aug 20, 2018

Once upon a time, the American people trusted the mainstream media, and vice-versa. Back when Walter Cronkite was the “nation’s newsman,” most Americans felt confident that networks and newspapers reported “the facts” — at least most of the time. Even…

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