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Jul 26 2022
Democracy in the United States is in serious trouble. A review of some recent public opinion research shows just how much.
For example, an NPR survey conducted earlier this year found that 64% of the American population believes that U.S. democracy is in crisis and is at risk of failing. A strong indication that the situation is getting worse and not better is that over 70% ofBrookings Institution
Apr 13 2023
ST. PAUL — Members of the Minnesota House on Thursday, April 13, were poised to vote on a bill Democratic-Farmer-Labor representatives say will boost participation in elections and protect democracy. The “Democracy for the People Act” — sponsored by Minneapolis DFL Rep. Emma Greenman — would create automatic voter registration in Minnesota, allow 16- and 17-year-olds to preregister to vote,Detroit Lakes Tribune
Mar 10 2023
It didn't take long for President Joe Biden's 2024 $6.8 trillion federal government budget proposal to spark misinformation.
Because of opposition in Congress, the plan has very little chance of becoming law. But that didn't stop media outlets and politicians from spreading misleading claims on what the plan will and won't do.
Jump to:Misleading Claims from News Sources Isaiah Anthony
Nov 24 2023
Buses and trams have been torched and a shop looted during riots in Dublin city centre after a stabbing attack outside a school left three children injured.
Police and politicians called for calm amid warnings against misinformation as violence escalated from a demonstration that began on Thursday afternoon at the scene of the incident.
There were clashes with riot police as someThe Guardian
Mar 31 2023
Douglass Mackey was convicted Friday after federal prosecutors in Brooklyn, N.Y., said he plotted with others on Twitter to trick supporters of Hillary Clinton ahead of the 2016 presidential election. A far-right Twitter influencer was found guilty in a New York federal court Friday of spreading misinformation to Hillary Clinton supporters ahead of the 2016 presidential election, in a caseWall Street Journal (News)
Dec 26 2022
Twitter relied on bots, foreign contractors and busybody users dubbed “tattles” to enforce its misinformation policies, the latest report on the company’s internal practices revealed Monday.
In a case study, the Free Press reporter David Zweig focused on an Aug. 11 tweet from user @KelleyKga, who describes herself in her Twitter biography as an “‘Internet rando’ and public health factNew York Post (News)
Nov 20 2023
Nearly two years years after pulling his music from Spotify due to COVID vaccine misinformation on Joe Rogan’s podcast, Neil Young has decided to stop using X (formerly known as Twitter) because of Elon Musk’s recent antisemitic statements. “We are stopping all use of X that we can control,” Young wrote in the Neil Young Archives. “For reasons that should be obvious to the richest man on EarthYahoo News
May 09 2023
Bud Light Executive Says Misinformation Drove Controversy: Mulvaney Campaign Was ‘Not An Advertisement’
The CEO of Bud Light’s parent company blamed online misinformation for the controversy surrounding its marketing with transgender influencer Dylan Mulvaney, in an interview with the Financial Times, doubling down on a strategy to distance the beer brand from a political controversy that sunk sales volumes in the U.S. over the past month.
Bud Light partnered with Mulvaney by creating aForbes
Sep 02 2022
Is Breitbart (Right bias) “fake news?” Does the outlet spread false informaton and misleading narratives? What constitutes propaganda, fake news, or misinformation is a major point of contention among the left and right. Media outlets that favor the political left or right may repeat claims or stories that suit their worldview and agenda. To some, this can constitute “fake news” —Antonio Ferme
Nov 30 2023
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Last week, Israel and Hamas agreed to a hostage-for-prisoners exchange and four-day ceasefire. After two extensions, the ceasefire is now in its seventh day.
Hamas has released roughly 100 Israeli hostages, and Israel has released roughly 180 detained Palestinians.AllSides Staff