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Google Is Putting CNN, Washington Post, NYT in Charge of Fact-Checking News

Written by on April 11, 2017 in Corporate Controlled Media, Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Google Is Putting CNN, Washington Post, NYT in Charge of Fact-Checking News

Anyone can volunteer to be a fact-checker, says Google, cautioning that “Only publishers that are algorithmically determined to be an authoritative source of information will qualify for inclusion.” Currently, the growing list of 115 organizations includes the likes of CNN, The Washington Post, NBC, CBS, and The New York Times, to name a few. So now, not only will the corporate media be able to deem which content is acceptable and which isn’t, it’ll also be able to guide readers toward their own view on the matter.

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CNN Goes Into Damage Control After Donald Trump Labels Them as Fake News

Written by on January 15, 2017 in Corporate Controlled Media, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
CNN Goes Into Damage Control After Donald Trump Labels Them as Fake News

CNN, where the term ‘fake news’ was helped coined, has come under fire in recent weeks for propagating misleading news about the elections in Ghana, Africa and attempting a smear campaign against Julian Assange by airing an interview that falsely accused Assange of being a pedophile. They have also recently been caught out using a screenshot from the computer game Fallout 4, stating it illustrated the Russian hacking.

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CNN Retracts Their Own “Fake News” About Julian Assange As Americans Label Them Least Trusted Cable News Network

Written by on January 13, 2017 in Corporate Controlled Media, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
CNN Retracts Their Own “Fake News” About Julian Assange As Americans Label Them Least Trusted Cable News Network

CNN apologized to Assange in a tweet and removed the tweet containing the offensive comments made by ex-Deputy Director of the CIA, Phil Mudd. The CNN New Day statement reads, “An analyst on our air earlier today asserted that Julian Assange was a pedophile, and regrets saying it,” and continues saying, “In fact, CNN has no evidence to support that assertion.”

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CNN Stokes Racist and Fear-Mongering Rhetoric in GOP Debate & Gets Slammed On Social Media

Written by on December 17, 2015 in Corporate Controlled Media, Media & Arts with 8 Comments
CNN Stokes Racist and Fear-Mongering Rhetoric in GOP Debate & Gets Slammed On Social Media

“Debate moderators entertained proposals like carpet bombing children and innocent civilians, killing the families of suspected terrorists, deporting all Muslims in the U.S., and allowing corporations and law enforcement agencies to spy on anyone deemed a threat.” —Steven Renderos, Center for Media Justice

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