Rupert Murdoch, the founder and chairman behind a vast media empire commonly known as News Corp, recently made this public statement … “there are no climate change deniers around I can assure you” The context here was the corporation’s AGM in New York. Australian activist shareholder Stephen Mayne had asked … “What do you believe … Read more News Corp Climate Denial
You might, or perhaps might not be aware, that I amuse myself by compiling a weekly posting titled “Wingnut Weekly”. The latest is via this link dated 5th January. I am partially motivated by my past. I was once an evangelical religious fundamentalist. What intrigues me about it all now is the promotion of very … Read more Watching the Right Wing
One part of the Facebook “solution” is to flag Fake News as Fake. This is how they describe it … Better identifying false news through our community and third-party fact-checking organizations so that we can limit its spread, which, in turn, makes it uneconomical. This leads to an interesting question. If you permit people to … Read more Does flagging Fake News work?