Posts Tagged ‘misinformation’

Fire Fauci Act Introduced for Misinformation and Cover-Up of COVID-19 Origin

American lawmakers have introduced the Fire Fauci Act with the intention to fire Dr Anthony Fauci for misinformation with regards to COVID-19 and for covering-up the origin of the virus.  The Fire Fauci Act will bring Fauci’s salary to $0 and require Senate confirmation to fill his position. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene is the sponsor […]

Twitter suspends Blacklisted News after tweeting anti-vaccine misinformation

For those who follow the site through Twitter, you will find no new content being shared, as we are not allowed to post for 6 days for reposting the following ZeroHedge article below: As we move further down the rabbit hole of exactly what in the devil has been going on in China’s ‘bat labs,’ […]

Facebook and Its Fact Checkers Spread Misinformation

This Article Is “Partly False” Supposedly engaged in a struggle against misinformation, Facebook and its fact-checking partner spread their own. John Tierney May 17, 2021 Covid-19 Technology and InnovationThe Social Order At the end of a recent 800-meter race in Oregon, a high school runner named Maggie Williams got dizzy, passed out, and landed face-first just […]

New Study Decodes ExxonMobil’s ‘Modern’ Climate Misinformation

Above photo: ExxonMobil operation near Chicago, IL, summer of 2014. Richard Hurd. Where it’s no longer credible to deny climate change, the fossil fuel giant puts the focus on ‘risk’ and blame on consumers, in echo of tobacco industry PR, researchers find. What’s the single word that fossil fuel giant ExxonMobil’s flagship environmental reports to […]

US senator calls on Facebook to tackle COVID misinformation on its platforms

Senate Intelligence Chairman Mark Warner has written a letter to Facebook demanding that the company takes further action to eradicate misinformation about COVID and the vaccine against the virus on its platforms. In the letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, the senator said: “Despite Facebook’s commitment to reducing misinformation, the company’s execution of its policies […]

Conservative Spreads Dangerous Misinformation About A Chicken Crossing The Road

WENTZVILLE, MO—A known conservative, Dennis Wilson, was spotted spreading dangerous misinformation once again, this time asking, “Why did the chicken cross the road?” Wilson, in fact, had witnessed no bird crossing a road — and certainly not one capable of explaining its reason for such an action. When grilled about this purely fantastical story, Wilson […]

Most misinformation spread online is accidental, study finds

Half of the misinformation that spreads online is shared because users are not paying attention, a study has found. A report by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Media Lab found that around 50% of its 5,000 participants had unintentionally spread misinformation because they did not realise what they were sharing. Meanwhile, a third of […]

Spotify Now Censoring Song Lyrics That Contain “Misinformation”

In a flashback to how art that offended the Soviet regime was blacklisted, streaming giant Spotify is now censoring song lyrics that contain “misinformation.” Yes, really. Music icon Ian Brown revealed that Spotify had deleted his anti-lockdown song Little Seed Big Tree, which was originally released last September. “SPOTiFY stream the streams and censor artists […]

Our Era’s Defining Battle: Facts vs. Misinformation

Given that, you might expect Kathleen Hall Jamieson to despair. She’s the co-founder of and an academic at the University of Pennsylvania whose research on rhetoric and politics not only helped give rise to the “fact check” movement in American journalism over the past several decades but refined it into something much more effective […]

Instagram algorithms push misinformation to users, study claims

Instagram’s algorithm pushes users towards content containing dangerous conspiracy theories, according to a new study. The report by the Center for Countering Digital Hate (CCDH) – a group that tracks online misinformation – found that Instagram is promoting dangerous falsehoods about COVID-19, anti-vax narratives, white supremacist content and misinformation about the 2020 US presidential election. […]

The Dog Days of Fake News and Misinformation

Welcome to a world where you can’t trust a single thing you hear. The news is dismissed as “fake,” and the information we receive comes with alternating prefixes — “mis” or “dis.” Is anything we’re told ever true? President Donald Trump introduced a new genre of truth-telling known as “fake news.” It started on day […]

NY Times Calls For Biden to Appoint “Reality Czar” to Fight “Misinformation”

The New York Times has amplified claims by “experts” who are calling for Joe Biden to appoint a “reality czar,” prompting critics to compare the idea to the Ministry of Truth in George Orwell’s 1984. In an article entitled ‘How the Biden Administration Can Help Solve Our Reality Crisis’, the NYT’s Kevin Roose cites “experts” […]

Kasich: GOP Leadership ‘Fostered Lies and Misinformation’ for ‘False Prophet’ Trump

Former Gov. John Kasich (R-OH) said Thursday on CNN’s “Cuomo Prime Time” he holds the Republican leadership responsible for fostering “foster lies and misinformation” that enabled President Donald Trump, who Kasich called a “false prophet.” Kasich said, “The situation is that the Republican leadership has really gone along in fostering these lies, these conspiracies. You […]

YouTube removes video of Austrian MP over ‘COVID-19 misinformation’

YouTube has removed a video of a prominent opposition politician in Austria under the platform’s policy against COVID-19 misinformation. The video showed Herbert Kickl, parliamentary leader of the opposition Freedom Party (FPÖ), speaking in parliament on Wednesday. In his speech, Kickl criticised the Austrian government’s decision to close schools during the pandemic, claiming – without […]

Climate deniers moved rapidly to spread misinformation during and after attack on US Capitol

Prominent climate science deniers moved rapidly to spread false and misleading conspiracy theories online during and after the attack on the U.S. Capitol by Trump supporters this week. Some climate deniers, including some with ties to the Heartland Institute and other organizations that have historically helped to create the false impression that there is sizeable scientific […]

YouTube Censors Video by Dr. Ron Paul for ‘Medical Misinformation’

YouTube has censored a video from former congressman Ron Paul, known for his trailblazing presidential campaigns against the Republican establishment in 2008 and 2012. Paul, who is a medical doctor, was censored for “medical misinformation.” “Very disturbing news: YouTube has pulled an episode of the Ron Paul Liberty Report and issued a “warning” that any […]

There Is a Second Pandemic: Misinformation

At Thanksgiving, nine family members from three households shared turkey and all the trimmings. Unfortunately, COVID-19 was also on the menu. One of the nine failed to mention their “cold symptoms.” Five days later, others had lost their sense of taste and were running fevers. My wife’s aunt attended the holiday meal. Six days later, […]

TikTok to start policing vaccine misinformation

TikTok has announced that it will begin policing its platform for vaccine misinformation.”At a time when the world is advancing to the next stage of the pandemic — vaccination, there exists a true need for information management,” the company stated in a press release on Tuesday. With about 800 million users worldwide, the TikTok application […]

Michigan Secretary of State: Suggestions of Irregularities and Wide Fraud Are Misinformation, We’ll ‘Look Into’ Wayne Co. Audit Request

On Tuesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Cuomo Primetime,” Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson (D) reacted to the Wayne County Board of Canvassers reversing its earlier decision to not certify election results in the county by praising the decision and saying she will “look into” the board’s request to audit precincts in the county that didn’t […]

What misinformation is there on social media about US voter fraud?

As voting counting resumes in a drawn-out US election stalemate, misinformation and conspiracy theories have found fertile ground online. In Arizona, social media users claimed that election officials had provided voters with “Sharpie pens” in a theory being shared under the hashtag #Sharpiegate. Social media posts falsely suggested that election officials around the US provided […]

#DELETED: ‘Outspoken Trump Antagonists’ Led Facebook ‘Misinformation’ Efforts

Facebook’s efforts to combat “fake news” and “misinformation” were led by the most outspoken anti-Trump employees at the company, alleged a source inside the social network who was interviewed for the book #DELETED: Big Tech’s Battle to Erase the Trump Movement and Steal the Election. “Immediately after the election, GSM [Global Sales and Marketing] folks, folks […]

Facebook announces new deep learning system that automatically detects “misinformation”

Facebook has published information on a new deep-learning system that analyzes interactions on its platforms and then uses this data to automatically detect what it deems to be “misinformation.” According to Facebook’s research, “misinformation posts elicit different types of reactions from other accounts than do normal/benign accounts and posts.” LINK: Image by Gerd Altmann […]

Facebook’s Ex-CIA ‘Misinformation Manager’ Declares Support for BLM

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Beirut Explosion, Western Imperialism And Media Misinformation

On August 4, 2020, an explosion of tons of ammonium nitrate being stored at the port of Beirut Lebanon ripped through the city killing 0ver 170 people and injuring 6,000 people. This happened at a time when Beirut was already suffering an economic collapse and the COVID-19 pandemic. We speak with Rania Khalek, a Lebanese-American […]

Facebook Censored 100+ Million Coronavirus ‘Misinformation’ Posts in 3 Months

Wake Up To The Truth Getty/Chip Somodevilla Tech giant Facebook has announced that it has removed a total of seven million posts about the Wuhan coronavirus between April and June 2020 for containing “harmful” virus misinformation. The platform censored a further 98 million posts across its platforms with warning labels for being “misleading.” Reclaim The […]

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube pull Trump posts over coronavirus misinformation

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Misinformation on social media is a ‘growing threat’ to coronavirus vaccine efforts

As the world races to find a vaccine to prevent COVID-19, health officials in the UK are concerned that misinformation about vaccines is spreading. A recent YouGov survey found that nearly one in six British people would refuse a coronavirus vaccine if one was made available, with a further sixth saying they weren’t sure whether […]

Suu-kyi slams misinformation about Rohingya and foreign-backed attempt to destabilize Myanmar

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Aung San Suu-Kyi, Myanmar’s State Councilor and de-facto head of State responded to UN-led calls for her government to end […]

EPA Spreads Misinformation About Coal, Climate & Paris Agreement

Above Photo: Some of EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s most misleading statements had to do with the Paris climate agreement. Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has thrown around plenty of figures in his spirited defense of President Donald Trump‘s decision to exit the Paris climate agreement. But many of them are just plain wrong. An EPA […]

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