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Florida governor blames the media, CNN’s Keilar rolls the tape

CNN Published on Jul 16, 2020 CNN’s Brianna Keilar points out the inaccuracies in Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ argument that the media stopped asking about coronavirus in May and is to blame for the public becoming complacent and cases rising.

Should social media be censored? Here’s what both sides have to say

CNN Business Jul 1, 2020 The dilemma: Should social media companies censor speech that’s deemed to be false, hateful or violent? Or should they protect it in the spirit of free speech? And what happens if the speaker is an … Continue reading

Bridging the Virtual Gap: Scott Clavenna on Building a New Media Company for Climate Solutions on Vimeo

Most recently, Scott Clavenna served as Chairman of Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables, where he contributed to the strategic guidance of Wood Mackenzie’s work in the global energy transition. Prior to Wood Mackenzie, Mr. Clavenna was the co-founder and CEO … Continue reading

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