Crack Downs on Anti-Vaccine Information Are a Mistake

Digital Trends reports that Google, Facebook, and Twitter are attempting to crack down on misinformation on vaccines and other claims about cancer cures, weight loss, etc. In my view, this is a mistake. I realize there is a propensity to seek to stop or prevent what is viewed as disinformation. However, restricting or outright prohibiting…

Doctor Invents Conspiracy Theory to Convince Mom to Vaccinate Her Child

by Joe Sommerlad – Independent Persuading committed anti-vaxxers into protecting their children against harmful diseases is undoubtedly one of the most exasperating tasks faced by modern GPs. Alarmed by the minor side effects many experience after being injected with a small quantity of a given disease microbe – administered to cultivate the body’s immune system…

How Real Is Fake News?

Was the effort to focus America’s attention on the idea of fake news —itself a propaganda effort? Five-time Emmy award winning journalist Sharyl Attkisson helps you connect the dots to learn who’s behind it and why. It’s not what you think.

Green journalist spins conspiracy theory about FBI visit to avoid blame

Environmental Integrity Project Communications Director and journalist Tom Pelton was in southeast Texas earlier this year, photographing an oil refinery for a news story. While taking pictures, Pelton was challenged by a security officer demanding information about what he was doing. Upon producing identification, Pelton explained he was there conducting research for a news story.…