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Snopes drops fact checking arrangement with Facebook

Snopes, one of the first fact checking websites, is to no longer debunk misinformation in partnership with Facebook. The firm confirmed that its contract with Facebook ended in December 2018 and it has not been renewed.

NewsGuard plug-in rates the Daily Mail as untrustworthy

London - The U.K.'s second biggest selling tabloid newspaper, The Daily Mail, which tends to support right wing causes, has criticized a new browser plug-in called NewsGuard for rating its website as not maintaining basic standards for news reporting.

Q&A: What is media bias and how can this be tackled? Special

According to Dr. Tania Ahuja there are concerns with the state of online news, especially when it comes to bias. Ahuja has founded Nobias which has tools that can flag bias in news and grade articles for credibility.

Op-Ed: Doug Ford's Ontario campaign looking a lot like Trump's 2016 run

Ontario PC Leader Doug Ford is serious about his bid to unseat the province's Premier, Kathleen Wynne on June 7 — so much so that his every move is now covered with his very own camera crew and reporter.

Op-Ed: Sunday Herald first newspaper to back an independent Scotland

Glasgow - The Sunday Herald, published in Glasgow, Scotland, last weekend became the first newspaper circulating in Scotland to openly back a “yes” vote in the referendum on Scottish independence scheduled for Sept. 18, 2014.

Op-Ed: Media defends the West’s overthrow of Ukraine Special

Kiev - As the Western media beats the drums of war to pursue oil and gas interests in Ukraine, it displays a level of blatant propaganda not seen since World War II. Contrary to official U.S. statements, Ukraine is anything but an independent nation now.

Op-Ed: What I learned about this week's 'headlines' in NY City papers

New York - A quick glance at headlines of any one of New York City’s respected news sources on any given day leads even the commonest of men to inquire, “What is going on here?” “Have we all gone mad?”

Op-Ed: British government misleads media about IRA-Taliban link

After months of laughing off the threat of an Irish Republican Army resurgence the British government has finally agreed that there might be a problem. The British response was swift: mislead the media and link the IRA to the Taliban.

Poll: Record number of Americans distrust mass media

Mainstream media moguls in the U.S. might want to put away their White House talking points for a moment and listen up. The American people do not trust you in record numbers.

Op-Ed: Polls and unemployment mangle mainstream media's Obama chorus

Washington - As the tilted mainstream media cranked out negative stories on Mitt Romney while parroting Barack Obama's campaign talking points, August unemployment rates rose in more than half the U.S., according to the latest Labor Department report.

Op-Ed: Reporting on drone attacks

Islamabad - News sources differ in the precise wording they choose to use in reports. This article illustrates these differences in reports on drone strikes in Pakistan.

Op-Ed: Is There A Double Standard In The Media Between Obama & Bush?

This weekend, over the course of of researching for a few articles, I discovered two cases that have striking similarities involving President Obama and former President Bush. Both had similar things happen to them, but were they covered equally?

Op-Ed: Right Wing Strategy Successful in Disrupting Health Care Debate

Some pundits maintain the long-term, right wing strategy to disrupt health care reform may be paying off. From Clinton administration’s attempts to reform health care, to the present Obama attempt, the yelling and false accusations seem to be working.

Cindy McCain: No Difference Between Journalism and Gossip

In an interview with her blogging daughter, Cindy McCain spoke out about media bias, a voyeuristic press and why it will be difficult to attend the Obama inauguration.

Washington Post Ombudsman Confirms Obama Tilt

Deborah Howell, Ombudsman for The Washington Post admits that her survey of articles written at the Post confirm reader’s criticism that the Post tilted toward Obama in campaign coverage.

Op-Ed: ABC's Michael Malone Ashamed To Be Known as a Journalist

"The sheer bias in the print and TV coverage of this election campaign is not just bewildering, but appalling. Worst of all, for the last couple weeks I’ve begun, for the first time in my adult life, to be embarrased to admit what I do for a living."

Media Caught Fabricating White Racists?

A quote attributed to Sandra Cichon, a private citizen, is spreading across the internet as a living example of White Racism. Did a reporter put words in this woman’s mouth?

Op-Ed: Republicans and Media Bias

In a long history of factual media bias, let us take a look at some recent history. Long has the American and international news media abandoned their much vaunted Ethics Creed. Long has the media exclaimed that it is they which determines the news.

Op-Ed: Here We Go Again - Bush Lied

Here we go again with the old and tired attempts to distract from the Leftinistra's inability to admit defeat. It isn't hard to conclude what the motivations behind this report is. Alas, we will rehash this once more and prove it wrong, again.

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Pictured is former ABC news anchor Katie Couric.
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