Tag: fake news

Sarah Palin: Andrew Breitbart Helped Me Defend Myself When Fox News Wouldn’t Let Me on Air After Giffords Shooting

The late Andrew Breitbart helped Sarah Palin defend herself when Fox News Channel’s former Chairman Roger Ailes denied her the opportunity to respond on air to the media’s false accusations framing her for inciting the attempted assassination of former Congresswoman Gabrielle “Gabby” Giffords (D-AZ) in the days immediately following the 2011 Tucson mass shooting incident.

Nolte — Hate Fatigue: CNN Viewership Collapses 30%

Massive layoffs, a cancerous fake news crisis, and the humiliating (and expensive) implosion of its digital platform, appear to be the least of CNN’s problems. Because on top of all that, when compared to last year, the far-left cable channel has lost -30 percent of its primetime viewers and -23 percent of its total day viewers.

Nolte — Climate of Hate: CNN Repeatedly Provides National Platform for Nazis and Klansmen

If you take a good look around, the only major news outlet regularly offering its imprimatur to Nazis and Klansmen is the far-left CNN. Unfortunately, the anti-Trump’s channel’s goal is not a misguided view of free speech-for-all. Rather, it is just another attempt on CNN’s part to achieve its sinister political goals through the mainstreaming and legitimizing of hate.

Yale Researchers Accidentally Expose Facebook’s Bias Against Conservative Media

A Yale-published study claiming to mirror Facebook’s new methodology for sorting “broadly trusted” news sources from partisan news inadvertently undermines its author’s own advocacy of the methodology by listing far-left sites Salon.com and HuffingtonPost as “mainstream” while packing its “hyper-partisan” category with right-of-center news sources.

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Critics Warn French Plans to Censor Fake News ‘Despotic’

Experts and advocates for a free press have branded French plans to outlaw so-called fake news hypocritical and an affront to human rights. Campaigners say that President Emmanuel Macron’s proposals — which include measures which would allow the French government