Sharyl Attkisson: 'Journalism is suffering from a crisis of its own making'

AFPFoundation YouTube 6/1/2015

Sharyl Attkisson is an Emmy award winning investigative journalist and author of the New York Times bestseller: “Stonewalled.” She joined us as a keynote speaker at Right Online 2015. As the title of her book clearly depicts, her run ins with the Obama White House weren’t what journalists have been used to […]

Journalist admits he perpetuated a lie with ‘hands up, don’t shoot’: I was wrong

Nicole Haas BizPac Review 3/17/2015

The revelations brought to light by the Justice Department’s investigations into the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., prompted a liberal journalist to write an online confession Monday that he had been wrong.

Johnathan Capehart’s Washington Post piece was titled, “Hands up, don’t shoot was built on a lie.”

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Dem Think Tank Secret Email: ‘All Hands On Deck’ to Sell Iran Deal to Public

Truman National Security Project won’t let ‘neocon hawks’ ‘screw the president’

Adam Kredo The Washington Free Beacon 11/11/2014

A leading liberal think tank in Washington, D.C., has begun enlisting its associates in an “all-hands-on-deck effort to support” the Obama administration as it seeks to ink a nuclear deal with Iran by the end of the […]

The government wants to study ‘social pollution’ on Twitter

Ajit Pai Opinion The Washington Post 10/17/2014

If you take to Twitter to express your views on a hot-button issue, does the government have an interest in deciding whether you are spreading “misinformation’’? If you tweet your support for a candidate in the November elections, should taxpayer money be used to monitor your speech […]

FBI: Cuban Intelligence Aggressively Recruiting Leftist American Academics as Spies, Influence Agents

Sexual entrapment a common tactic

Bill Gertz The Washington Free Beacon 9/5/2014

Cuba’s communist-led intelligence services are aggressively recruiting leftist American academics and university professors as spies and influence agents, according to an internal FBI report published this week.

Cuban intelligence services “have perfected the work of placing agents, that includes aggressively targeting U.S. universities […]

Your Tax Dollars Are Funding a Database of Political Tweets, 'Misinformation'

Robby Soave Reason.com 8/25/2014

The federal government is sponsoring a creepy social media research project: The aim is to produce a database of politically disfavored tweets, misinformation, and “other social pollution.” The grant for the project—made by the National Science Foundation to Indiana University—was discovered by The Washington Free Beacon’s Elizabeth Harrington, who writes:

The […]