Facebook

A Golden Shower of Fake News

trump_turd_color_send_2

Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Oh, and Alabama’s Jeff Sessions is about to be U.S. Attorney General – The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – Let me start this morning by repeating the two key words guaranteed to make the Facebook home page news feed and the FB trending news feed:…

Facebook Teams up with AP to Combat ‘Fake News’

trump_turd_color_send_2

Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Connecting the Dots – By Glynn Wilson – As I sit here on a mild winter day on the Gulf Coast drinking coffee from Kenya, eating a banana from Mexico and reading the latest news on “fake news,” I’m thinking it might be preferable to simply log…

And So it Begins: Watch the Mainstream Media Normalize Trump’s Election

gettyimages-625075642-1280x720

Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…The media must not excuse the racism, misogyny, nativism, anti-Semitism and Islamophobia because we think Trump voters have legitimate gripes. By Neal Gabler – It didn’t take a clairvoyant to predict that President-elect Donald Trump would be almost instantly normalized by the press since he had already…

Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Did ‘Fake News’ Elect Trump?

trump_turd_color_send_2

Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – In the Huge wave washing over the American landscape after the tsunami of Donald Trump’s surprising ride to president of the United States on a surfboard constructed of bullshit, mainstream news organizations and Democrats are beating up on Mark…

A Thousand Words is Worth More Than a Meme

182866_600.jpg

Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – Isn’t it about time someone did a take down on the Internet meme? If we truly want to change people’s attitudes and create a more just world, what the world needs is scientifically objective journalism, not more partisan…

Oliver Stone Warns Against Surveillance Capitalism and ‘Pokémon Go’

stoneriefe_590.jpg

Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…EDITORS NOTE – I knew there was something fishy about this Pokemon game. – By Jordan Riefe – Controversy and Oliver Stone have never been strange bedfellows. He courted it with movies like “JFK,” “Nixon” and “Natural Born Killers,” and last week, he made headlines in the…

Is What’s Good For Facebook Not So Good For Democracy?

GettyImages-109929802-1280x720

Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Why the social-media honeymoon may be over for some activists. By Sarah Jaffe – Around the country, thousands have returned to the streets again to protest the deaths of black people at the hands of the police. One of those deaths, the shooting of 32-year-old Philando Castile…

Facebook Scandal a Warning for the Future of the Internet

ED603279-FCF7-4287-A5CD-1ACD3A7A3E87 2

Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… By Phil Kerpen – A Conservative View – Many conservatives are waving off concerns about Facebook manipulating its Trending News feature because it’s a private company. In addition to legal concerns related to the fact the feature was deceptively misrepresented, there is a bigger reason Facebook’s…