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HBO Orders Two More Seasons of Axios News Series

NEW YORK (AP) — HBO has ordered two new seasons of its Sunday night news program modeled after the Axios website, which has produced newsmaking interviews with presidential son-in-law Jared Kushner and business leaders Elon Musk and Tim Cook.

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Fake News: Axios, ABC News Withdraw False Reports on Ukraine Phone Call

Both Axios and ABC News were forced to backpedal after falsely claiming that Serhiy Leshchenko, who they reported to be a current “adviser” to Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky, informed Zelensky that discussion of Joe Biden and his son’s business dealings was a prerequisite to speak with President Trump.

Ukrainian member of parliament Serhiy Leshchenko holds pages showing allegedly signings of payments to Paul Manafort from an illegal shadow accounting book of the party of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, in Kyiv on Aug. 19, 2016. (Sergei Supinsky/AFP/Getty Images)

Axios: Yes, Bernie Sanders Wants to ‘Restructure’ Your Entire Life

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) – a top Democrat 2020 contender – has not offered a watered-down version of the political vision he pushed during the Democrat Primary race against Hillary Clinton. He has expanded upon it, offering plans that would drastically grow government and affect Americans – regardless of class, race, or ideology – across the board. 

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks at the Iowa Federation Labor Convention on August 21, 2019 in Altoona, Iowa. Candidates had 10 minutes each to address union members during the convention. The 2020 Democratic presidential Iowa caucuses will take place on Monday, February 3, 2020.(Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty …

Axios: ‘I Don’t Care’ if the Masters of the Universe Spy on Me

Axios recently reported that consumers should happily accept being kept under surveillance by Big Tech companies, as long as any privacy concerns that might materialize are quelled with quick perks. “I just don’t care what the company knows,” said one consumer, who admits to enjoying “life under the reign of big tech.”

Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and CEO, laughs as he speaks at a Washington, DC, event in September 2018. (Cliff Owen/AP Photo)

Wikipedia Editors Paid to Protect Political, Tech, and Media Figures

A report in Huffington Post recently revealed the case of Wikipedia editor Ed Sussman, who was paid by media clients such as NBC and Axios to help diminish critical material. Paid editors operating in a similar manner to Sussman have worked on behalf of CNN contributor Hilary Rosen and the CEOs of Reddit and Intel, among other clients.

Turkish officials say Wikipedia failed to remove content deemed to be false from its pages that linked Turkey with terror groups

Virgil: The Washington Post, and Axios, Follow in the Footsteps of Breitbart News

The headline in Axios on August 8 demanded attention: “Sputnik moment for U.S. military.”  For his part, Virgil paid particularly close attention, since he published a piece with virtually the same headline, for Breitbart News, back on September 16, 2017: “The Threat from China — America’s New ‘Sputnik Moment.’” 

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