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Journalists justify their purchase of Twitter followers

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 4, 2018 at 4:00pm 2/4/2018 at 4:00pm
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The weekend, I discussed that Trump Derangement Syndrome had affected the America media so badly that it distorted its space-time continuum.

It appears fewer people want to travel to #Planet Resistance, which led the #FakeNews makers purchased fake Twitter followers to promote their alternative reality.

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Media Falsely Reports Ambassadors to Haiti and Panama Resigned Over Alleged “Sh*thole” Comments

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 12, 2018 at 5:30pm 1/12/2018 at 5:30pm

The press has had a rough 24 hours and they only have themselves to blame.

First, there was the telephone game turned Washington Post report, suggesting Trump called a handful of developing countries “shitholes.” Trump denies the claims.

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Media Responses to Alleged Trump “Sh*thole” Comments are Why Everyone Hates the Media

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 12, 2018 at 1:00pm 1/12/2018 at 1:00pm
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During immigration legislation negotiations, Trump singled out Haiti, El Salvador, and a handful of African countries, describing them as “shitholes,” or so claimed the Washington Post.

Their bombshell intel came from people who were not in the meeting but later briefed on the contents of said meeting, making their source on par...

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Undercover Video: Twitter Uses “Shadow Banning” to Censor Political Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 7:30pm 1/11/2018 at 7:30pm
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Thursday, undercover video outfit Project Veritas released a disturbing video featuring Twitter employees explaining a process they refer to as “shadow banning”, essentially suppressing content created by certain users from showing up in follower newsfeeds.

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Undercover Video Ensnares Twitter: “More than happy to help the Dept. of Justice in their little investigation”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at 9:00pm 1/10/2018 at 9:00pm
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Project Veritas’ latest undercover video captured Clay Haynes, network security engineer, for Twitter discussing the company’s alleged willingness to hand over Trump’s entire Twitter record: tweets, mentions, private messages, etc. if it would help the Department of Justice’s investigation.

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Add ‘Sloppy Steve’ to Trump’s nickname list of people he loathes

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 5, 2018 at 8:30pm 1/5/2018 at 8:30pm

Thursday night, Trump’s nickname list, reserved for those he loathes, got a new member: Steve Bannon.

Trump and former aide Bannon are embroiled in a days-long very public flame war over quotes Bannon made for Michael Wolff’s upcoming book, “Fire and Furry”; a book billed as an insider view into the first...

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Confirmed: Trump haters will believe anything, Gorilla Channel Edition

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 5, 2018 at 1:00pm 1/5/2018 at 1:00pm

Friday, the internet granted us a fabulous piece of “fooled ya” lore: a fake excerpt from Michael Wolff’s “Fire and Fury”, the book that sparked the flame war between now ostracized former White House aide Steve Bannon and President Trump.

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Movement to Impeach Trump Largely Driven by ‘Online Army’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at 6:00pm 12/27/2017 at 6:00pm
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Before Trump was sworn in, several so-called ‘grassroots organizations’ were pushing for his impeachment. The Huffington Post had the whole impeachment gig planned out: impeach Trump now because he’s guaranteed to do something wrong at some point.

Some of that chatter bubbled up and resulted in the same sentiments being shared...

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Twitter Thrilled With Justice Willett’s Return After Confirmation to the Fifth Circuit

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 15, 2017 at 1:00pm 12/15/2017 at 1:00pm

Earlier this week, Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett was confirmed to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals.

The Tweeting Texan’s account has been dormant since November, remaining silent during Senate confirmation hearings.

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Trump dominates news cycle with tweet about Kirsten Gillibrand

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 6:00pm 12/12/2017 at 6:00pm
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) tried to come to the defense of her colleague Sen. Kristin Gillibrand (D-NY) after President Donald Trump claimed that the latter used to beg him for campaign contributions “and would do anything for them.” Warren fired back on Twitter and asked Trump if he is “really trying...

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Woman Gets Probation in January 2017 Chicago Facebook Torture Case

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 11:00am 12/9/2017 at 11:00am

Back in January, two men and two women in Chicago were arrested after they used Facebook to broadcast images of themselves torturing a mentally disabled man. The defendants were black and their victim was white. The case was classified as a hate crime.

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Why Scarborough’s Misleading Hatch Tweet Matters

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 5:30pm 12/3/2017 at 5:30pm

MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough cause a Twitter storm when he posted a misleading tweet about Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT).  Scarborough misrepresented Hatch’s comments about entitlements generally as being specifically about CHIP, a program created back in 1997 when Hatch co-sponsored the legislation with then-Senator Ted Kennedy (D-MA).

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NY Times turns its Opinion Twitter feed into Dem propaganda machine

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 5:43pm 11/29/2017 at 5:43pm

Media outlet or political organization? And where does the New York Times fit here?

Wednesday, the NYT turned their opinion-devoted Twitter account into an activist page lobbying against the tax reform bill passed by the Senate Budget Committee Tuesday.

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95-year-old ‘Indiana Joan’ target of social media outrage

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 26, 2017 at 4:00pm 11/26/2017 at 4:00pm
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A 95-year old Australian woman who participated in archeological digs during the 1960’s is under fire for keeping the objects she physically collected during these excavations.

Her travails started when she showed some of her treasures during an interview for a feature news piece.

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FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Harassed By Net Neutrality Advocates

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 25, 2017 at 7:00pm 11/25/2017 at 7:00pm
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FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has started to face harassment online and at his private residence as the agency plans to rollback net neutrality.

Net neutrality are rules that force internet providers to treat all information equally. Those that don’t like it have placed threats, even naming his children, on Pai.

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Aging, humorless Dem Senator rips judicial nominee Don Willett over Bacon Marriage tweet

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 6:30pm 11/15/2017 at 6:30pm

Wednesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee conducted confirmation hearings for several judicial appointees including Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett. Willett has been nominated for a spot on the fifth circuit.

An avid Twitter user, Willett is a bright, humorous spot on the social media platform. Prior to the hearing, many a...

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News Outlets Forced to Clarify Melania Trump Has No Body Double After Ridiculous Internet Hoax

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 5:36pm 10/19/2017 at 5:36pm

2017, a most ridiculous time to be alive. Wednesday, internet sleuths thought they were really on to something — the “Melania Trump” standing next to the president was not in fact Melania, they claimed.

Dressed in a trench coat and sporting a fab pair of sunglasses, someone whose TV has jacked...

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