The book “How Not to Diet” uses an appeal to authority and extensive cherry picking to formulate the author’s argument that we should all eat a plant-based diet.
Another career is ended due to people learning about a reporter’s actual beliefs via the reporter’s own past tweets and social media posts.
CNN, after spending 2020 having Chris Cuomo do alleged news interviews with his brother, NY Gov Andrew Cuomo, has finally banned Chris from reporting on his own brother. A reputable news organization would have done this long ago.
Not at all what was photographed: “”1930, A British Official being carried by a Bengali woman in a remote area of United India where no buses or cars could go.”
Twitter is secretly announcing it has become a satire site, a parody of Twitter itself 🙂
Great example of how the news media always focuses on the negative – gloom and doom works for click-bait and selling eyeballs to advertisers. From the headline you would never know that daily new cases have been trending downwards for a couple of weeks.
Selective coverage is common in the media and is used to spin stories. The media leaves out critical context and details that detract from their pre-determined narrative.
A photo from a flea market, taken months ago, is repurposed by social media propagandists as a purported “hate group” at a Trump rally. Repurposing old photos from unrelated events is a staple of online social media propaganda.
I did some scanning of social media for “test positive” and found numerous cases of people testing positive for stupidity.
Quite a few were sharing a meme that a doctor or group of nurses had sent in a batch of unused Covid-19 tests to a lab and all came back as having tested positive. Obviously, that is a social media meme – there is never any provenance to the story, no details to check it out. Clearly, a fake meme suited for social mania sharing.
Bias in media reporting: “But it’s far from obvious to Supreme Court justices, all of whom are lawyers over the age of 50.”
Age has no relevance in the argument except in the mind of the reporter who somehow thinks age is relevant to one’s tech understanding. Click in to read about my age and qualifications in tech.