NBC publishes a news report on Covid with a glaring simple math and logic problem. Embarrassing.
73% of those polled said they support having social media platforms remove posts that “probably have false information”. What could possibly go wrong?
California proposes to ban doctors from saying anything about Covid that is not part of the current “scientific consensus”. What could possibly go wrong? Everything.
WHO says Musk has a responsibility to ensure that Twitter only has factual health information. But take a look at some of the things WHO posted on Twittter …
In an inconsistent twist, Twitter staff are said to be distraught that Musk will undo censorship features they implemented (but denied they had implemented). What?
Twitter was just acquired by Elon Musk. The company, fearful of retribution by staff, has locked down the source code to prevent sabotage by employees. What does that say about the company culture?
A large percentile increase in a very teeny, tiny number is described as “droves” and “pouring in”. Bad reporting.
Zuckerburg’s ownership of Facebook and Instagram, billionaire Jack Dorsey’s prior control of Twitter, and Jeff Bezos’ ownership of The Washington Post are all okay – but Musk buying Twitter to open it up for free speech is bad. These arguments against Musk buying Twitter are not making a lot of sense.
It’s time for the annual “Happiest Country in the World” selection, which as always, is a Scandanavian country, since they use metrics that intentionally result in Scandanavian countries ranking high. The metrics, oddly enough, have nothing to do with anyone’s happiness! And every year, the media morons publish this ranking as if it is a meanginful news report. It’s not, the rankings are bogus. Read why.
Russia censors more content, now blocking Google News access within Russia.