President Donald Trump announced Friday the U.S. would sanction China over the government’s treatment of Hong Kong, saying “Hong Kong is no longer sufficiently autonomous.” The financial sanctions will be targeted in order to leave the U.S. room for escalation if necessary, according to a fourth person familiar with the matter. Trump officials crafting the … Read more Trump Announces China Sanctions Over It’s Treatment of Hong Kong
Does freedom of press mean freedom of fake news? A lawsuit against Fox News will progress efforts for more reliable news. News can be seen as illegitimate, fake, or unreliable. One group claims Fox News is dangerous fake news and suing to stop them. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The full show brings us interviews with The New York … Read more Brian Ross Investigates – Special Edition Fake News vs Free Press – Press Freedoms Under Attack
We hope you enjoyed the preview of our 1-hour long show! Find where you can see the rest of the episode at 5pm and 9pm ET, here: https://lawandcrime.com/where-to-watch/ Does freedom of press mean freedom of fake news? A lawsuit against Fox News will progress efforts for more reliable news. News can be seen as illegitimate, … Read more Brian Ross Investigates – Special Edition: Fake News vs. Free Press – Press Freedoms Under Attack
On The Listening Post this week: How a conspiracy documentary hijacked US social media and fuelled misinformation on COVID-19. Plus: Peru and the art of digital homeschooling. COVID-19 misinformation in US So much about this pandemic remains unknown, which is why reporting on it is so challenging. A lack of scientific consensus, heavy-handed government policies, … Read more The Conspiracy Virus: COVID-19 misinformation in the US | The Listening Post
Is Fox News ACTUALLY fake news? A group called WASHLITE argues yes, saying the extent to which Fox News downplayed COVID-19’s severity indicates they failed as a “news” source. Fox argues they are entitled to the protection of free speech and press provisions of the First Amendment. Brian Ross hosts our live streaming of the … Read more Brian Ross Investigates – Special Edition: WASHLITE v. Fox News – Is Fox News Fake News?
Donald Trump has claimed in a press conference that he’s been taking hydroxychloroquine to protect against coronavirus. The drug has no proven benefit against the novel coronavirus, but Mr Trump claimed that ‘a lot of or front-line workers take it’ and said taking it was an ‘individual decision’. One Fox News host warned viewers not … Read more Trump claims to be taking ‘the hydroxy’
During a press briefing, White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany was asked why Donald Trump accused Barack Obama of committing a crime this week and asked her to name the crime. After listing issues with people in office while Obama was president, she said it was reporters responsibility to ‘answer the question’ of what Obama did that was against … Read more ‘Perhaps you should look into it’: Kayleigh McEnany dodges Obamagate question
The US President published the following all capitals message on Twitter, and included a video from the Tucker Carlson show on Fox News. The one-word phrase was simply: OBAMAGATE! More than one news outlet had picked up on President Trump’s failure to explain in person, when questioned by the Washington Post about what, exactly, Obamagate … Read more President Trump All Caps Tweets: “OBAMAGATE!”
Days after tweeting about ‘Obamagate’ and accusing his predecessor, Barack Obama, of committing crimes, US president Donald Trump was asked to specify what those exactly were. He replied: ‘Obamagate, it’s been going on for a long time, it’s being going on from even before I got elected and it’s a disgrace that it’s gone on.’ … Read more ‘You know what the crime is’: Trump stumped on Obamagate details
Kayleigh McEnany, a 32-year-old graduate of Georgetown and Harvard, has been appointed as the Trump administration’s fourth press secretary. The former Fox News pundit, a regular Trump defender and surrogate, kicked off her new role with a promise government spinners often struggle to keep. #KayleighMcEnany #whitehouse #Trump Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our … Read more Kayleigh McEnany, the latest Fox star in the White House
When President Donald Trump finally left his White House quarantine Tuesday to tour a plant in Arizona that makes protective equipment, he declined to wear a mask, something he’s been reluctant to do since the outbreak began. During a tour of a Honeywell plant making N95 respirators for health-care workers, the president donned safety goggles but no face covering, … Read more Trump Skips Face Mask at Honeywell Mask-Making Plant
Hundreds of people are rolling up their sleeves in countries across the world to be injected with experimental vaccines that might stop COVID-19, spurring hope — maybe unrealistic — that an end to the pandemic may arrive sooner than anticipated. About 100 research groups are pursuing vaccines with nearly a dozen in early stages of … Read more Nearly a Dozen Coronavirus Vaccines Are Being Tested in People
Fox News sows division – certainly within the United States, but also, particularly now, between the U.S. and other countries – by repeating and amplifying the talking points and blame-shifting that President Trump engages in. What is Fox and who is it talking to? In the latest episode of CGTN’s “Facts Tell,” we reveal the … Read more Facts Tell: Who takes FOX seriously?