Category Archives: Media Bias

WRAL Misses Mark on Dark Money Group Fundraiser

Talk about missing the mark. What WRAL gave readers was a sanitized, 30,000-foot view of the dark money group, barely mentioning in passing that Moving NC Forward is a 501(c)4 organization and as such, does not have to disclose its donors. Continue reading

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Media Matters Exposed: Manipulating Facebook, Google

David Brock’s Media Matters is making sure what you see on Facebook and Google is what he wants you to see.

In a playbook memo leaked earlier this year by the Washington Free Beacon, the Media Matters strategy for attacking President Trump was exposed.  Included in the playbook was the way in which Media Matters outlines how the group is manipulating what people see on social media. Continue reading

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Interview: Sharyl Attkisson and her Book on the Smear Industry

Sharyl Attkisson has been described as fearless, courageous and in an era where media is increasingly distrusted, she’s been characterized as honest and truthful.

The Emmy award-winning investigative journalist has a new book, The Smear: How Shady Political Operatives and Fake News Control What You See, What You Think, and How You Vote. Continue reading

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You’re On a List

So who or what is deciding an account should be “shadow banned” for lack of a better term? Is it an algorithm that searches for keywords? Is it based on user reports? Followers? Interactions? TOS violations? Twitter, after all, is notorious for suspending accounts for TOS violations, yet other accounts doing the exact same thing remain unscathed. I really could go on, but I digress. Continue reading

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The Strained Relationship Between The News & Observer and Facts (UPDATED)

With all the talk about “fake news” as of late, as well as the credibility hit the mainstream media took in the aftermath of the surprise victory of Donald Trump, you’d think news outlets would be taking concrete steps to make improvements in the accuracy of their reporting.

Restoring the trust between readers and journalists by reporting the facts would be a priority, one might conclude. Continue reading

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Carolina Chaos, Elections in Doubt

Durham, NC – Chaos has descended on the Durham County Board of Elections following Election Day irregularities. At least one official complaint was filed on November 11, 2016, and the high potential for others could have far-reaching effects across the state.

The alleged issues took place during the entire 17-day early voting period and into Election Day at more than five precincts in Durham County. The complaint lodges an accusation of official misconduct. The number of questionable ballots is estimated at approximately 90,000 and as high as 94,000. As a result, the balance of two top races remains clouded in doubt. Continue reading

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The Name Shirley Teter Should Be On Every NC Media Site. It’s Not.

The name Shirley Teter should be all over the headlines in North Carolina. But it’s not.

Teter was the woman who accused an elderly and mostly blind man of punching her outside a Trump campaign rally. Continue reading

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