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Feb 21 2022
While it’s easy to consider President George Washington as a Founding Father from long ago, his political milieu of the 1700s had at least one thing in common with today: People used misinformation to try to gain political advantage.
And, yes, even George Washington was a target.
Forged letters from before his presidency claimed to show that Washington privately sympathized withPolitiFact
Mar 01 2023
In a letter to the network’s executives Wednesday, Senate majority leader Charles E. Schumer , Democrat of New York, and House minority leader Hakeem Jeffries, Democrat of New York, cited testimony from Murdoch that was made public this week as part of Dominion Voting Systems’ $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit against the network. WASHINGTON — Democratic leaders are sending a letter to Fox NewsThe Boston Globe
Sep 07 2017
Narratives surrounding the DNC hack & Antifa reveal media bias and government bureaucracy at their worst.National Review (News)
Feb 27 2023
Three years after the COVID-19 pandemic began, questions and debate over its origins continue.
In particular, the theory that COVID-19 began with a leak from a Chinese laboratory has been one of the most controversial political narratives of the past several years.What Left-Rated Media Does Highlight lack of evidence for lab leak theory Frame animal-to-human Henry A. Brechter
May 03 2020
Fact-checking and verification were already crucial skills for journalists before the COVID-19 pandemic came along, thanks in part to the rise of Donald Trump and the alt-right’s weaponization of social media. But the coronavirus has made fact-checking and filtering skills even more important, as trolls traffic in rumors about how drinking bleach or taking megadoses of vitamin C can cure theColumbia Journalism Review
Sep 29 2021
YouTube on Wednesday said it was expanding it policies around medical misinformation to ban content about vaccines that "poses a serious risk of egregious harm." The video giant already prohibited misinformation about the COVID-19 vaccines, but the updated polices cover all "currently administered vaccines that are approved and confirmed to be safe and effective" by local health agencies andCNET
Nov 28 2023
Jessica Carpenter is the Chief Marketing Officer at BridgeUSA (Mixed). She has a Center bias.
Much has happened since Hamas attacked Israel on Oct 7. As of Nov 16, over 12.4 thousand people have died from the conflict, including 1,200 Israelis and 11,240 Palestinians in Gaza; the U.S. has agreed to send $14.3 billion in foreign aid to Israel and $100 million for humanitarian aid inJessica Carpenter
Apr 11 2023
Life expectancy in the U.S. is between three and five years lower than the average in other high-income countries — and the gap comes in part from misinformation, Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Robert Califf said.
“It’s looking worse, not better, over the last several years,” Califf told CNBC in an interview Thursday at the agency’s headquarters in Silver Spring, MarylandCNBC
Jan 24 2023
As political discussion continues after the recent midterm elections are you looking for ways to improve the outcomes of conversations you might have with people of differing opinions? The La Grange Area League of Women Voters of the La Grange Area is holding an informative program that will include a webinar providing recent examples of misinformation, according to a news release. In additionChicago Tribune
Sep 02 2021
The Afghanistan withdrawal has gone poorly enough for the Biden administration, and it did itself no favors with its faulty predictions about how it would be carried out.
But even in the midst of the worst stretch of the Biden presidency thus far, the lure of misinformation has proved irresistible to its GOP critics.
They’ve trafficked repeatedly in recent days in false,Washington Post