• Donald Trump’s 6 Month Report Card: 991 Tweets, 836 Lies, 0 Legislative Accomplishments
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    Donald Trump’s 6 Month Report Card: 991 Tweets, 836 Lies, 0 Legislative Accomplishments

    Today marks the sixth month anniversary of Donald Trump being sworn in as president of the United States. So six months into his first term, let’s take a look at where he actually stands amongst other presidents that have served in this capacity. Now, Trump has claimed on several different occasions that he has accomplished more in his first six months than anyone else who has ever held that office. First of all, completely not true, we discussed that last week. But more importantly, not only has he accomplished less than his predecessors, he’s spent more time on vacation during the first six months than his predecessors, he has tweeted…

  • Democrats Waste Their Time With Legislation Against “Fake News” – The Ring Of Fire
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    Democrats Waste Their Time With Legislation Against “Fake News” – The Ring Of Fire

    In the same week that we learned that 24 million people would lose their health insurance coverage over Trumpcare, and in the same week that Donald Trump’s new travel ban was set to be implemented, Democrats in Congress decided to spend their time proposing a bill which, if passed, would help fight the war against fake news and alternative facts. While those buzzwords have been so misused so often that they no longer have any meaning at all, Congressman Adriano Espaillat of New York proposed that Congress come together and unifyingly oppose the use of fake news. The New York congressman proposed House Resolution 191, which called to oppose fake…

  • Scott Pelley and the freedom of the press
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    Scott Pelley and the freedom of the press

    [PELLEY] Well, I think we’ve always been the bad guys. [SMITH] You do? [PELLEY] Well, we’re the messengers. We’re the messengers, the messenger is always the bad guy. [SMITH] But you know, the trust in the media today is at a historic low. The number of people who believe that we make mistakes and cover them up and don’t acknowledge them is at a historic high. The number of people who look at our news products and say, I don’t see myself in what you produce, that’s at a historic high. When did everything upturn and why? [PELLEY] Again, I think that it’s always been this way to some degree,…

  • The Social Media Garbage Landscape: Fake News & Data Privacy | AXIOS on HBO
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    The Social Media Garbage Landscape: Fake News & Data Privacy | AXIOS on HBO

    ♪ (MUSIC PLAYS) ♪ Why is our email, why are our texts, why are our Snaps, why is everything filled with such garbage? There’s just so much out there right now, I don’t even think most people realize how much their brain has to handle.Four hundred hours of video uploaded to YouTube per minute;five-hundred-million tweets sent per day;there’s over three-billion Snapchats sent per day.That’s where all that hyperbolic news comes from.But why is it that all these things that start out good so quickly become bad, and even flirt with evil?You look at some of the fake news on these platforms,it’s being created by peoplewho are taking advantage of the…

  • Jimmy Fallon’s Race Through New York Ride at Universal Studios Orlando Resort
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    Jimmy Fallon’s Race Through New York Ride at Universal Studios Orlando Resort

    Ah guys we have a big news here we have our very own ride opening at Universal Orlando Resort. It’s called Race Through New York, it’s the most fun thing is like visiting New York City going on the craziest awesomeness roller coaster simulator and going to the Tonight Show all-in-one ride. If you can understand like I was 3-D you get into one of these it’s like a well it feels like you’re coming to the show there’s like red seats and sit in the seats you have 3-D things on you hear you hear Higgins voice you see the curtain you see The Roots. It’s unbelievably I come…

  • Tucker Carlson vs. Bill Nye: Round Two – The Science Guy’s Reply
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    Tucker Carlson vs. Bill Nye: Round Two – The Science Guy’s Reply

    Tucker Carlson: So much of this you don’t know. You pretend to know but you don’t know, and you bully people who ask you questions. Bill Nye: I really have to disagree with you. I’ve spent a lot of time with this topic. Tucker Carlson: I’m open minded. You are not. Bill Nye: Mr. Carlson. What happened to you man? You used to be affable. You used to be friendly. You used to wear a nice tie. Now you wear one of those bibs and I don’t know. So I don’t know what happened to you man but I want you to consider that from a scientific perspective pick the…

  • News vs Noise April 6
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    News vs Noise April 6

    >>Welcome to IVCC again. We are here and for our inaugural event for our Noise vs. News Program. And to begin the event, we have our first presentation in April with Amanda Cook Fesperman, a History Instructor here at IVCC. So, I hope you enjoy the program. And if you have questions, there are pads in the back of the room which you’re welcome to take and write down. Or at the end of the program, we can pass around the mic and you can ask if you have any questions. All right, enjoy and thank you.>>All right, thanks. [ Inaudible Remarks ]>>I have a really loud voice. So, you…