FactCheck.org and PolitiFact are two of the nation’s most prominent fact-checking organizations. They claim to be non-partisan. They claim to be honest brokers aiming to separate political rhetoric from the facts. PolitiFact even won a Pulitzer Prize. Unfortunately, in reality fact-checking sites generate much of the fake news they complain… Continue Reading Where is the Fact Checking? How PolitiFact and Others Have Failed Us | Matthew Vadum
you know one of things i saw on facebook and not going to mention names ok but somebody that you and I both know and this person is saying that don’t believe the polls, don’t believe the media ok they’re conspiring against us obviously Trump is going down in the… Continue Reading Donald Trump conspiracy theories: System and polls rigged, media is biased
Liberal or conservative, male or female, young or old, Americans love to bash the news media. Once among the nation’s most trusted institutions, the news media have fallen from grace. According to Gallup, even as recently as 2000 a majority of Americans trusted the press; by 2015 it had fallen… Continue Reading Can You Trust The Press?
I found it really quite odd that in the 2016 presidential election there’s been very little talk about K-12 education even though there are over 50 million people in our society that are affected by the decisions made by policymakers regarding public education. And I think what happens, what we’ve… Continue Reading Why Haven’t US Schools Changed in 150 years? Media and Political Neglect, says Nikhil Goyal
OVER THE WEEKEND THE LIBERTARIAN PARTY HAD ITS CONVENTION. SOME WILD MOMENTS, BUT OVERALL THEY GOT THEIR LEADERS. GARY JOHNSON IS RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT. YOU HAVE THE FORMER GOVERNOR OF NEW MEXICO, AND WILLIAM WELD, THE FORMER TWO-TIME GOVERNOR OF MASSACHUSETTS. THEN YOU START TO LOOK AT SOME OF THE… Continue Reading Third Party Candidates Polling Abnormally High, Media Doesn’t Care
WHAT THE MEDIA DID TO BERNIE SANDERS LAST NIGHT. CNN BEGAN IT, BUT EVERYONE ELSE PILED ON. WOW, WHAT A HIT JOB. CHRIS CUOMO, FOR CNN, ASKED A LOT OF THE QUESTIONS. A LOT OF THE QUESTIONS WERE CURATED. THEY SELECTED QUESTIONS AMONG MANY DIFFERENT POSSIBLE QUESTIONS. I AM GOING… Continue Reading CNN: Clinton News Network
>>A NEW POLL OUT, SUFFOLK UNIVERSITY/USA TODAY, NOT ABOUT WHO IS WINNING THE ELECTION, IT IS ABOUT AMERICANS’ PERCEPTION OF THE MEDIA, WHOSE SIDE ARE THEY ON. GET A LOAD OF THIS, 75% OF AMERICANS BELIEVE THAT THE MEDIA IS BIASED IN FAVOR OF HILLARY CLINTON, ONLY 7% BELIEVE THAT… Continue Reading Poll: Vast Majority Think Media Is Biased Toward One Candidate
THERE IS A LOT OF BIAS IN THE MEDIA, NONE OF IT IS LIBERAL, IT IS ALL AGAINST BERNIE SANDERS. CNN FROM TIME TO TIME SUPPORT HILLARY CLINTON, AND OTHER TIMES IS VICIOUS TO HER, AND BY COMPARISON IS ENORMOUSLY KIND TO THE REPUBLICANS, AS THEY SHOWED LAST NIGHT IN… Continue Reading Hey Chris Matthews, Your BIAS Is Showing