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U.S. president caught up in feud with social media platforms

CGTN Jun 5, 2020 With protests continuing throughout the U.S., President Donald Trump’s campaign staff posted a tribute video to George Floyd on several social media platforms. But the video was soon blocked on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media – Feature, Documentary

Encore + Nov 6, 2017 Manufacturing Consent explores the political life and ideas of world-renowned linguist, intellectual and political activist Noam Chomsky. Through a collage of biography, archival material and various graphics and illustrations, Mark Achbar and Peter Wintonick’s 22-award-winning … Continue reading

Twitter Warns Trump Tweet Glorifies Violence as He Signs Executive Order to Weaken Social Media

Democracy Now! May 29, 2020 As President Trump calls Minneapolis protesters “THUGS” and tweets, “when the looting starts, the shooting starts,” Twitter flags the tweet with a warning it glorifies violence, just as Trump signs an executive order to punish … Continue reading

What the Trump vs. Twitter battle means for the future of social media

Democracy Now! May 29, 2020 Twitter has now flagged two of President Trump’s tweets: One for disinformation about voter fraud, and another for glorifying violence — in which he called the Minneapolis protesters decrying the murder of George Floyd “thugs,” … Continue reading

Trump signs executive order targeting social media after Twitter fact-checked his tweets

CBC News May 28, 2020 2.11M subscribers U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Thursday challenging the legal protections that shield social media companies from liability. To read more:

President Trump signs social media executive order

CNBC Television May 28, 2020 President Trump signs an executive order to address his concerns about social media.

Brainwashing Media Commentaries – Edward S. Herman

Jen Senko Sep 24, 2013 Small excerpt from director Jen Senko’s documentary, The Brainwashing of My Dad. Author, Professor Edward S. Herman talks about his book, “Manufacturing Consent”, co-authored with Noam Chomsky. He discusses the biases that are built into … Continue reading

The changes and challenges of modern news media | Ted Koppel

Signature Views Dec 6, 2017 Ted Koppel describes the changes challenges he sees for modern media in an increasingly competitive news landscape. Read more about his book LIGHTS OUT:

How Fox News and Right-Wing Media Brainwashed This Dad and Destroyed a Family | Opinions | NowThis

NowThis News Apr 27, 2019 ‘It was like some alien took over his body.’ — Right-wing media brainwashed Jen Senko’s once open-minded father, but the story didn’t end there. » Subscribe to NowThis: Jen Senko: ‘Right-wing media tore my … Continue reading

The Green New Deal and Beyond: Ending the Climate Emergency While We Still Can (City Lights Open Media): Stan Cox; Noam Chomsky

A clear and urgent call for the national, social, and individual changes required to prevent catastrophic climate change. “An iconoclast of the best kind, Stan Cox has an all-too-rare commitment to following arguments wherever they lead, however politically dangerous that … Continue reading