Posts Tagged ‘bias’

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New Wikipedia project seeks to “aggregate facts found in news articles” to scrub out the media bias.

“This is citizen journalism re-envisioned,”
Wiki Co-Founder Creates ‘Wikipedia for News’ to Fight Bias in the Media
“We do not aggregate articles; we aggregate facts which we find in articles.”

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Let me add that this is what Paul Thompson has done with History Commons and The Complete 9/11 Timeline, which is the go-to source for research on the topic. Although, lately the sites have been down — denial of service attacks?
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No one should be crying for Jennifer Lawrence’s bank account, but there is more evidence here of systemic gender discrimination when it comes to money…

Sony emails reveal Jennifer Lawrence paid less than male co-stars

Gumpert added, “The current talent deals are: O’Russell: 9%; Cooper: 9%; Bale: 9%; [Jeremy] Renner: 9%; Lawrence: 7%; Adams: 7%.”

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I have a similar paper on this topic, that I’ll release shortly…

Robert Parry:

NYT Shows How Propaganda Works

When the topic is Ukraine and the alleged violator is Russia, no extreme is too extreme in denouncing Russia’s President Vladimir Putin. But the concern about international law simply disappears when discussing Syria and the desirability of U.S. President Barack Obama overthrowing the government there.

… Another way that the New York Times makes itself useful as a neocon propaganda vehicle is by applying two radically different standards for proof when an accusation is made.

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Denying problems when we don’t like the political solutions: Why conservatives, liberals disagree so vehemently

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How the Media Protects Obama

Another White House flack, Eric Schultz, didn’t like being pressed for answers about the Fast and Furious scandal in which American agents directed guns into the arms of Mexican drug lords. “Goddammit, Sharyl!” he screamed at her. “The Washington Post is reasonable, the LA Times is reasonable, The New York Times is reasonable. You’re the only one who’s not reasonable!”

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Journalists bribed to betray us all by the CIA.

“I’m fed up with this propaganda.”

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This doc is a pretty good collection of evidence about the attacks. The narration is a bit contrived and eye-rolling at times. A couple new points, but mostly standard WTC7 demolition.

Anatomy of a Great Deception
OOPS–

Apparently the full film has been yanked from Youtube.

Here’s an extended trailer…