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Jun 02 2023
YouTube announced Friday that it will do away with its election integrity misinformation policy when it comes to the 2020 election. This decision comes eight months before a Republican nominee will be named from a pool including former President Donald Trump, Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL), former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, former Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson, Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC), politicalWashington Examiner
Jun 02 2023
In a reversal of its election integrity policy, YouTube will leave up content that says fraud, errors or glitches occurred in the 2020 presidential election and other U.S. elections, the company confirmed to Axios Friday.
Why it matters: YouTube established the policy in December 2020, after enough states had certified the 2020 election results. Now, the company said in a statement,Axios
Jul 06 2023
A federal judge in Louisiana has barred Biden administration officials from asking social media companies to remove misinformation from websites and apps. The ruling has broad ramifications for the ability of government officials to engage with the public through popular online forums. In a 155-page ruling handed down Tuesday, U.S. District Court Judge Terry Doughty — a Trump appointee —Democracy Now!
Mar 16 2023
Many false or misleading statements have been made about the 2020 presidential election and the January 6, 2021 Capitol riot – by politicians and journalists alike.
AllSides is offering resources to help you spot misinformation and separate truth from fake news on these stories and others.
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Dec 01 2023
Inside the silo of the “legacy media,” they are alarmed that left-tilting government bureaucrats are being discouraged from telling social-media platforms what speech they should suppress…in the name of “democracy.”
In 2020, these platforms crushed damaging stories about Hunter Biden and “conspiracy theories” about COVID emerging from a Chinese lab. It doesn’t matter now that the “NewsBusters
Often the most persuasive misinformation is based on some element of truth – that’s what makes it believable. Learn to spot and avoid misleading or deliberately deceptive content.
Apr 14 2023
At the end of March, Google announced five new features to verify information, including features to “Learn more about this result,” “Find diverse perspectives,” “Learn more about this author,” and “Learn more about this page,” as well as content advisories for rapidly evolving topics. It is also investing in more fact checking measures.
AllSides rates Google News as Lean Left. ThisClare Ashcraft
May 09 2023
That was the term the CEO of Anheuser-Busch’s parent company used to explain the hangover from Bud Light’s partnership with transgender influencer Dylan Mulvaney.
AB InBev CEO Michel Doukeris told the Financial Times that Bud Light sales have dropped and the brand’s public image ruined because of “misinformation and confusion” about a can of Bud Light emblazoned with Ms. Mulvaney’s faceWashington Times
Apr 07 2023
“Fact-checkers” can be just as biased as opinion writers. Their coverage of former President Donald Trump’s indictment was no exception, and spread misinformation about the connection between his prosecutor and billionaire donor George Soros.
Specifically, the question of whether Soros “funded” Alvin Bragg, the Manhattan district attorney who prosecuted Trump, is a subject of debate.Henry A. Brechter
May 05 2023
ST. PAUL — A large number of Minnesotans will be automatically registered to vote in future elections under a bill signed into law Friday, May 5, by Gov. Tim Walz. That change to state election law and others, including pre-registration for 16- and 17-year-olds and a permanent absentee ballot option, will help Minnesota remain a leader in voter participation, said the Democratic-Farmer-LaborDetroit Lakes Tribune