"Any ruler who decides to start a war has made the conscious decision to send a million of his own people to their deaths, for his own profit." -- Michael Rivero

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If legacy news corporations fail to report that large majorities of the American public now view their journalistic product as straight-up propaganda, does that make it any less true?

Where Trust In The News Is Highest (& Lowest) malterwitty Sat, 05/27/2023 - 13:42
The United States made little progress and is still rock bottom of the ranking, along with Slovakia...
CNN Anchor Has No Choice But to Deliver 'Horrible News' for Biden On-Air MikeRivero Sat, 05/27/2023 - 09:30

CNN’s Jake Tapper did not even try to sugarcoat the latest news from a poll that assessed President Joe Biden’s support.

“Horrible news. Horrible for Joe Biden,” Tapper said Thursday as he launched into the results of CNN’s latest poll tracking Biden’s plummeting support.

“Those are some bad numbers,” he said.

Where Trust In The News Is Highest (& Lowest) MikeRivero Sat, 05/27/2023 - 08:32

Trust in news has fallen in many countries around the world, following a temporary increase during the peak Covid-19 pandemic years, albeit still remaining higher than before the health crisis began.

EU: Twitter leaves voluntary pact on fighting disinformation MikeRivero Sat, 05/27/2023 - 08:03

Twitter has withdrawn from a voluntary European Union agreement to stamp out disinformation online, a top EU official said late Friday.

"Twitter leaves EU voluntary Code of Practice against disinformation. But obligations remain," EU Internal Market Commissioner Thierry Breton wrote on Twitter.

Trumps Truth Social Files Massive Defamation Lawsuit Against Washington Post MikeRivero Fri, 05/26/2023 - 16:32

The Trump Media and Technology Group, which owns the Truth Social platform, has filed a monster lawsuit against the Washington Post, alleging the news outlet defamed and libeled the tech company.

The lawsuit, filed in a state court in Sarasota, Fla. — where TMTG is headquartered — comes on the heels of a large defamation settlement Fox News made with Dominion Voting Systems.

The technology company is seeking more than $3.7 billion from the Post.

REVEALED: Rupert Murdoch Hosted Ron DeSantis at His California Ranch and Told Him FOX News Will Support Him MikeRivero Fri, 05/26/2023 - 10:46

OX News owner Rupert Murdoch hosted Governor Ron DeSantis at his California Ranch in Bel Air in 2020. He told him FOX News would support his potential run for president in 2024.

Since then Murdoch and FOX Corp fired its top host Tucker Carlson who was a favorite of the Trump-MAGA crowd.

FOX News has since implemented a soft ban on President Trump.

Venezuela: 'I'm paid to tweet state propaganda' MikeRivero Fri, 05/26/2023 - 10:32

Rafael - not his real name - is a massive internet nerd. At 59 years old, he is active on all the main social media platforms, dabbles in cryptocurrencies and even calls himself an influencer.

But that is not all he does online.

Rafael is also part of a group of Venezuelans being paid by the state to tweet propaganda.

He spends at least 30 minutes a day posting pro-government content. "The aim is to amplify the information the government puts on Twitter," he explains.