7 Animals that are Now Evolving – Most of the time we know that evolution is a slow process. It can take up to millions of years before these subtle changes will actually take place in every living thing become dramatic enough for us to see. However, some species are changing so quickly now that we can actually watch it happen.
After President Trump gave out “fake news” awards to organizations like CNN, New York Times, ABC News, Time Magazine, and the Washington Post in January 2018, one might think that the fake news has subsided – even a little bit. Unfortunately, this is not the case at all.
Let us examine some of these major screw-ups by supposedly the best news organizations that America has to offer.
In January 2017, right after President Trump had been sworn in, a Time Magazine journalist reported that the Martin Luther King, Jr bust had been removed from the Oval Office. OOOPS – The MLK bust had been moved to the other side of the Oval Office. President Trump returned the Winston Churchhill bust to the Oval Office after President Obama insulted our oldest ally by removing it in the first place. Notice there was no outrage when Obama did that …. Time Magazine posted FAKE NEWS!!!
CNN reported that Donald Trump and his son, Donald Trump, Jr had sneak peek access to hacked Wikileaks documents. This was an out and out LIE. CNN posted FAKE NEWS and had to admit their error!!!
Washington Post reported that a President Trump rally in Pensacola Florida was empty. They posted images of empty seats on social media that were taken before the rally started. In reality, the rally was sold-out (as all Trump rallies are) and Washington Post LIED about the rally. Washington Post reported FAKE NEWS and had to admit their mistake!!!!!!
CNN falsely edited a video of President Trump overfeeding Choi fish during a visit Japan. Yet they neglected to show that President Trump fed the fish in the exact same manner as the Japanese Prime Minister. Seriously, can CNN be any more petty? CNN posted FAKE NEWS and GOT CAUGHT!!!
Newsweek FALSELY reported that Polish First Lady Agata Kornhauser-Duda did not shake President Trump’s hand. Yet there are dozens of pictures online showing that they did shake hands. Can we be more petty? Newsweek posted FAKE NEWS and got caught!!!!
Perhaps some of these efforts can help us get rid of Fake News once and for all.
Elon Musk’s new company ‘Pravda’ would rate journalists’ credibility
In said meltdown, he went after the press, suggesting he might create a system to rate the media and name the site Pravda—which was the official newspaper of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, and is today run by the Communist Party of the Russian Federation. It also means “truth.” Elon Musk’s new company ‘Pravda’ would rate journalists’ credibility | Big Think
Researchers call for large-scale scientific investigation into fake news
The indictment of 13 Russians in the operation of a “troll farm” that spread false information related to the 2016 U.S. presidential election has renewed the spotlight on the power of “fake news” to influence public opinion. Now, an Indiana University faculty member who studies the spread of misinformation online is joining prominent legal scholars, social scientists and researchers in a global “call to action” in the fight against it. Researchers call for large-scale scientific investigation into fake news — ScienceDaily
How artificial intelligence can detect – and create – fake news
Researchers already know that online fake news spreads much more quickly and more widely than real news. My research has similarly found that online posts with fake medical information get more views, comments and likes than those with accurate medical content. In an online world where viewers have limited attention and are saturated with content choices, it often appears as though fake information is more appealing or engaging to viewers. How artificial intelligence can detect – and create – fake news
We have all witnessed the horrific tragedy that occurred in Parkland, Florida. And unfortunately within minutes of the event, we started seeing the political spins about gun control from both sides of the aisle.
Those emotions resulted in a massive March 14 nationwide walk-out in remembrance of the 17 victims. But that walk-out evolved into a political outcry for more gun control.
Yet there are no tears or outcries for suicide victims.
3 Times More Suicide Victims than Gun Homicides
Why do we scream out so loudly for more gun control and cry so deeply for the victims, while ignoring the huge number of victims of suicides?
In 2016, there were 3 times more suicides in America than gun homicides. In 2014, there were almost four times more suicides. The number of annual suicides grew over 30% from 2008 to 2016.
How many nationwide walk-outs have there been for the victims of suicide?
I’ll give you a hint – it’s a very low number
Listed below are the numbers of suicides that have occurred each year from 1999-2016 in the United States as compared to the numbers of gun homicides.
The Deception of Gun Violence Numbers
When you perform a Google search for gun violence or gun related deaths, you will find data that INCLUDES suicides. Thus, you wind up with numbers that are three or four times as high.
Countless gun control articles out there refer to these inflated numbers as they talk about gun shooting incidents to support their argument. They will use the terms “deaths by gun violence” or “gun related deaths” so they can legally include the inflated numbers that contain suicides.
But can we really consider a gun related suicide as a violent death?
Do we consider an act where someone hung themselves as a violent act? Don’t think so …
How about when someone cuts their wrists, is this considered a “knife related death”?
Sadly, suicides will continue to be ignored by the public UNTIL they can satisfy someone’s political agenda.
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