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Why Snopes Gets an ‘F’ for Fact Checking

Originally posted on Tales from the Conspiratum:
In the barrage of information you come across daily online, how do you know what’s true and what’s nothing more than hearsay, gossip or all-out lies? “If you’re relying on Snopes as your arbiter of truth, however, you’re in for a surprise: Snopes engages in massive censorship of… Continue reading

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Fake news front group “NewsGuard” exposed as a massive protection racket to promote fake narratives from official sources while censoring indy media

Originally posted on The Net Projection:
Image credit: Nowtheendbegins Vicki Batts Natural News NewsGuard Technologies promotes itself as a company bent on fighting “fake news” and allowing truth to prevail. The website claims the company will restore “trust and accountability” through its human-driven rating system. But as many critics have suspected, the onslaught of pro-NewsGuard… Continue reading

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The Danger of Certainty

“It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so.” Mark Twain It’s hard to change somebody’s mind. It’s even harder to change our own. We are constantly bombarded by information, which morphs and shifts, adding and losing convenient and inconvenient details according to… Continue reading

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The Fight Against Fake News

Originally posted on Nicholas C. Rossis:
If you haven’t heard the term “fake news” yet, please come out from under that rock and join the rest of us. As for the rest, you will no doubt be aware that fake news has been linked to extremist politics, social division, mob violence, and crime. As writers, we… Continue reading

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“Media” Brainwashing Works

I present to you the result of American “media” propaganda: https://twitter.com/IngrahamAngle/status/1093154737300615169 This kid has no idea why he’s kneeling. He only knows that he’s seen Famous People On TV kneeling for the national anthem. Propaganda works. Our children are being indoctrinated by evil people to believe lies. ? Continue reading

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Selling fake likes and follows is illegal, rules New York (State)

The settlement, announced by New York Attorney General Letitia James, is the first in the US to find that selling fake followers and likes is illegal deception, and that fake engagement via stolen identities is illegal impersonation.
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How to sit back and enjoy the FAKE NEWS

Originally posted on Sharing With Others –:
Question by FPQ: “How do you feel about people who always seem to exaggerate when relating a story? Do you equate embellishment with lying? As a blogger, when, if ever, is stretching the truth, other than when writing fiction, permissible?” Also, the word of the day from FOWC… Continue reading

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Study shows audience judgments can identify online misinformation

A new study co-authored by an MIT professor shows that crowdsourced judgments about the quality of news sources may effectively marginalize false news stories and other kinds of online misinformation.
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So you say knowledge wants to be free?

Originally posted on Livingcapitalmetrics’s Blog:
If knowledge wants to be free, why do we work so hard keeping it trapped in scores and ratings whose meanings change depending on which questions were asked and who answered them? Why don’t we liberate knowledge from its many prisons by embodying it in measurement systems that mean… Continue reading

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Censored by Facebook

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