Category: Media

The Entire World is “Fake News”

Imperialist demagogues, as well as religious fanatics, are known to live in their grotesque realities. They erect huge sand castles, invent mascots, and bombard the public relentlessly with self-promoting messages. Those who refuse to listen and believe, those who dare to doubt and resist, are sidelined, starved to death, humiliated or simply liquidated. Western religions…

Twitter Cofounder’s “New Media Platform” Medium Is Laying Off One-Third Of Its Staff, Closing Two Offices

Maybe it's confirmation that "new media" has it as hard as the "legacy" paper-based one; maybe it's just the Twitter curse, or maybe he is just genuinely unhappy with what his product turned out to be. Whatever the reason, Evan Williams cofounder of Twitter, announced that he is eliminating a third of the staff, and…

Snopes Conveniently Silent On WaPost’s Fake Story About Russia Hacking US Power Grid

(ANALYSIS) — Snopes, one of the new arbiters of Fake News for Facebook, has been utterly remiss in its fact-checking duties by failing to report the false allegation The Russians hacked into Vermont’s power grid — perhaps because the original claim appeared in the Washington Post. But for whatever reason, Snopes — whose CEO David…

The Washington Post’s New ‘Fake News’ On Russian ‘Hack’

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) has been hacked – cue a national American trauma, allegations of dirty tricks, fears that democracy has been subverted, all leading to what the next U.S. president would call “our long national nightmare.” Instead, I am dipping back into history – the old Watergate scandal – when Richard Nixon’s “plumbers”…

DHS: Alternative Media Pose Same Threat As ISIS

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has likened alternative media outlets to terrorist groups such as ISIS.  One month after the San Bernardino attack that killed 14 civilians, the DHS security Secretary Jeh Johnson told advisors that the “alt right” posed just as much of a threat to the country as Islamic extremists. Dailycaller.com reports:…