Dr. Sam Bailey | Big Tech are constantly pushing people towards Wikipedia on any COVID related searches, but are its statements on the pandemic meaningfully referenced?
Why does Wikipedia's COVID-19 page claim 14% of infections are "severe" and 5% are "critical"? Worse, why does the US CDC say the same? Why aren't they following the up-to-date data, which puts global IFR at 0.15%?
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Similarly with Zoora Shah, the mother of the Labour MP Naz Shah. The Wikipedia entry for Naz Shah says: “When she was 20, her mother was convicted of the murder of her partner, who had sexually and physically abused her for over a decade, and served 7 years in prison”. No, twice no, and thrice […]
Do you use Wikipedia? Often when you search for a subject on Google, a Wikipedia entry will be top of the resulting list, but that doesn’t mean it is a reliable source. If you are looking for the date of an historical event, brief biographical details of some famous person, data about geography, the solar […]
Top 12 The Grayzone stories of 2020: From Assange persecution to Bolivia coup defeat, corporate war on free speech to OPCW cover-up
2020 was a chaotic year for the planet. While the Covid-19 pandemic dominated global politics, The Grayzone continued shining a light on the machinations of empire, from the persecution of imprisoned journalist Julian Assange to the defeat of a US-backed coup regime in Bolivia, from the growing corporate war on free speech to the OPCW’s scandalous Syria cover-up. Throughout the year, The Grayzone’s website had more than 5.24 million views and 2.48 million unique visitors. Our small, independently funded team […]
The following lists are lifted from Wikipedia.org, which tracks endorsements for both candidates. Some of these will be quite interesting. We wish to concentrate here on external (international) endorsements, those of organized unions, a. However, we will note exceptions for both sides. As noted in the subheading, the Trump list includes a substantial list of […]
Binoy kampmark The Kafkaesque Imperium has taken yet another absurd step towards mean absurdity with another superseding indictment against Julian Assange. This move by the US Department of Justice seems to have surprised those involved in his extradition proceedings. Mark Summers QC, one of the members of the Assange legal team, did not conceal his …
When the truth is censored, lies become imposed and enforced, by removing truth and leaving lies in its place. That’s what propaganda is. It depends on censorship. Only propagandists and their victims (suckers — the people who are fooled by propagandists) want there to be any censorship, at all. Wherever there are censors, there should be no trust; but, unfortunately, some individuals trust censors. Some individuals are fools: they invite being deceived.
Project Venezuela: Right-Wing Activists Push Wikipedia to Blacklist MintPress, other Alternative Media
Still unable to convince a sufficient number of their countryfolk to support them, the Venezuelan opposition has turned their efforts towards convincing an international audience – primarily Americans – to support their cause. Part of that is spending inordinate amounts of time online, arguing in English on social media, creating bot networks, and editing Wikipedia articles. Many Wikipedia articles on Venezuela are particularly biased towards the opposition, containing numerous inaccuracies, falsehoods and non-sequiturs.
Wikipedia has become a bulletin board for corporate and imperial interests under the watch of its Randian founder, Jimmy Wales,…
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