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David Frum Accuses New York Times And Reuters Of Faking Gaza Hospital Photos [Updated]

By: Wednesday July 30, 2014 9:39 am

Faked photo leads NYT story today http://t.co/x08PRt4epG — David Frum (@davidfrum) July 24, 2014 Former George W. Bush speech writer and current Senior Editor at The Atlantic David Frum has leveled a severe accusation at both the New York Times and Reuters – that they created “fake photos” of Palestinians suffering in Gaza. The author [...]

Under Sanctions American Sales To Russia Increase

By: Wednesday July 30, 2014 7:00 am

POTUS Re Ukraine: Russia should understand we will continue to support the people of Ukraine due to their ties with Europe and US — U.S. Dept of Defense (@DeptofDefense) July 30, 2014 Though the US government helped overthrow the elected government in Ukraine and is arming forces in Kiev, it can not make the economic [...]

Israel Increases Attacks On Gaza: Knocking Out Power Plant, Expanding Target List

By: Wednesday July 30, 2014 5:37 am

BREAKING PHOTO: Gaza earlier today after more than 30 rockets fired into Israel today. Via Mohammed Saber pic.twitter.com/GINC8TOGtl — PzFeed Top News (@PzFeed) July 29, 2014 Despite international outcry over civilian casualties, Israel escalated its strikes on Gaza yesterday. One of the strikes knocked out an electric power plant in Gaza that started a large [...]

No Labels Document Shows Politics As Usual Strategy

By: Tuesday July 29, 2014 8:48 am

“No Labels”, a group of political consultants claiming to be dedicated to rising above Washington DC partisanship and cynicism, has¬† apparently become partisan and cynical. In a memo viewed by Yahoo News, No Labels is discovered to be the phony mouthpiece for moneyed interests many assumed it was. Rather than “solving problems” as is the [...]

Privatization Of World Water Supply Kicks Into Gear

By: Tuesday July 29, 2014 7:55 am

How much would you pay to stay alive? As climate change makes the planet less hospitable for human life in numerous well established locations, a major push is taking place by transnational corporations to secure claims on the most valuable commodity on earth – water. While privatizing and commidifying water supplies has been a neoliberal [...]

Questions Surround Edited NBC Report On Al-Shifa Hospital Bombing

By: Tuesday July 29, 2014 5:20 am

Our own cameras and pictures of the attack on the complex @GileadIni @JoshBlockDC @nbc @AviMayer @IDFSpokesperson — Ayman Mohyeldin (@AymanM) July 28, 2014 Something strange happened yesterday. NBC News reported that Israel bombed Al Shifa hospital located in the Gaza Strip only to later pull back the report based on statements from the Israeli military.¬†Ayman [...]

FISA Court Judges Signing Off On NSA Surveillance Programs Invest In Verizon Stock

By: Monday July 28, 2014 9:43 am

The secretive court that rules on the legality of NSA domestic surveillance programs has members holding stakes in the telecommunications companies affected by the court’s decisions. This conflict of interest poses a serious risk to the actual and perceived impartiality of the shadowy court. According to Vice, FISA Court Judges James Zagel, Susan Wright, and [...]

BuzzFeed Editor Fired After 41 Instances Of Plagiarism Found

By: Monday July 28, 2014 7:20 am

The results of BuzzFeed’s internal review are back and they aren’t pretty. In a post entitled “An Apology to Our Readers”, BuzzFeed’s Editor-in-Chief Ben Smith disclosed that after reviewing 500 posts from one of BuzzFeed’s leading reporters, Benny Johnson, Smith and others discovered “41 instances of sentences or phrases copied word for word from other [...]

David Gregory Caught Using Unverified Israeli Propaganda Video To Smear UN

By: Monday July 28, 2014 5:33 am

Tim Russert spins one more time in his grave. In yet another embarrassing moment for Meet The Press, David Gregory was caught using Israeli government video claiming to show rockets being fired from a UN school with no verification, only to have to to walk back the claim later in the show. Gregory accusingly introduced [...]

BuzzFeed Reviewing Stories Of Editor After Plagiarism Charges Made

By: Friday July 25, 2014 10:21 am

Repeat after me: Copying and pasting someone's work is called "plagiarism" http://t.co/0Ik1dPXq1O — BuzzFeed Benny (@bennyjohnson) July 23, 2014 BuzzFeed has now confirmed that one of its editors, Benny Johnson, is having his work reviewed after being accused of plagiarizing work from other outlets including The New York Times, Wikipedia, Heritage Foundation, National Review Online, [...]

Wikipedia Bans Congress For A Week After ‘Disruptive’ Edits

By: Friday July 25, 2014 7:49 am

Skull and Bones Wikipedia article edited anonymously from US House of Representatives http://t.co/KTH88lZlUd — congress-edits (@congressedits) July 23, 2014 Wikipedia, the online open source encyclopedia that allows users to edit, has banned an IP Address connected to members and staffers from the US House of Representatives for 10 days following a series of edits that [...]

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