The story lead attempts to link his death from Covid to schools being open. In fact, schools were closed when he contracted Covid-19 rendering this juxtaposition of phrases as 100% pure propaganda messaging.
See what I did there? 25% of Americans are delaying retirement due to inflation Apparently the first subject taught in journalism school is that all stories and all headlines are required to be spun in a negative fashion, to ensure that the public is always living in fear and anxiety. They do this every single day.
Official propaganda poster on NY City Subways.
Reporter asserts all Covid deaths in the U.S. were preventable. My pointing out that Covid was not controlled anywhere in the world (having accurate data collection and reporting), and my pointing out that 27 other countries had worse outcomes than the U.S. is “denying that the deaths were preventable”. Therefore, you are cautioned that my inconvenient questions and observations are official disinformation, as determined by the Associated Press. Also, remember Betteridge’s Law – any headline that ends in a question mark means the story is bull shit.
New York will investigate social media companies related to Buffalo mass shooting. The suspect was previously involuntarily hospitalized by the state police for a psychiatric evaluation; they found nothing. But social media companies should be able to evaluate you from your online postings? Hmmmm.
The mission of the board was not clear. The newly appointed head had, herself, a history of spreading disinformation online.
Russia is not planning to block Alphabet Inc’s YouTube, the minister for digital development said on Tuesday, acknowledging that such a move would likely see Russian users suffer and should therefore be avoided. Source: Russia says it’s not planning to block YouTube or cut itself off from internet | Reuters
“Journalists” now pretend they commit journalism by creating a story out of anonymous person’s online rants. Every day we can see fake news stories like this. At best, this is blogging – if even that. It certainly is not journalism.
Really? Nina Jankowicz says that “verified” Twitter users should be able to edit other users’ tweets if they believe they are misleading. Source: Nina Jankowicz says verified Twitter users should ‘edit’ tweets
The White House issues a bizarre official tweet saying that when Biden took office, January 20, 2021, “no vaccine was available”. This is bizarre on multiple levels. Unfortunately, it leads many of us to conclude that all political speech is disinformation, all the time.