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Obama calls for “basic truthness test” for media

President Barack Obama called for “thruthness tests” and a “curating function” for the media in remarks at an innovation conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on Thursday. He said the answer was not censorship, but that some sort of function that determines reliability and accuracy was needed. His remarks lament the proliferation of alternative media outlets, and … Continue reading

Video: Fake News and the National Security State

In this week’s episode of The Geopolitical Report with Kurt Nimmo, we examine a recent revelation by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism on a Pentagon psychological operation in Iraq following the 2003 invasion by the United States. From there we look at how the CIA spawned its Operation Mockingbird and the ongoing effort by the … Continue reading

Hillary PAC Spends $1 Million to ‘Correct’ Commenters on Reddit and Facebook

The democratizing effect of social media and independent news outlets has long been touted as an answer to mainstream media and it’s control of the popular narrative in the US. User driven websites like Reddit and independent blogs and news sites like Truth Axis have given a voice to millions of people who otherwise wouldn’t … Continue reading

Samsung warns customers not to discuss personal information in front of smart TVs

The Week Samsung has confirmed that its “smart TV” sets are listening to customers’ every word, and the company is warning customers not to speak about personal information while near the TV sets. The company revealed that the voice activation feature on its smart TVs will capture all nearby conversations. The TV sets can share … Continue reading

Gallup Poll: Trust in Media at All Time Low

A Gallup Poll shows that American’s trust in media is at an all time low. Only four in ten Americans said they had a “great deal” or “fair amount” of trust in the media in 2015, down’ from a high of 55% in 1999. Trust in media is down the most among young people, with … Continue reading

Meme of the Day: The Republican Party is for Rich, Old White People!

Mainstream Media Declares Clinton the Winner of Debate, Their Own Polls Say Otherwise

Who won last nights Democratic Debate? If you’re reading mainstream media headlines, then you’ll see that the press has been quick to crown the heir apparent of the Clinton Dynasty. Digging a little deeper shows that the mainstream media’s own viewer polls say otherwise. Slate, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC and Time Magazine all ran headlines … Continue reading

Video: Shaping Public Opinion: Crash Course Government and Politics

John Carpenter Looks Back on ‘They Live’: ‘It’s Not Science Fiction. It’s a Documentary’

Yahoo Movies It’s been over 25 years since John Carpenter’s sci-fi social satire They Live hit theaters, but the film is more relevant than ever. A movie about a blue collar worker who discovers that there are aliens living as rich people on earth, it focuses on extreme economic inequality and corporate media control, topics … Continue reading

Mainstream Media Reuses Sandy Hook Footage in Oregon UCC Coverage