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Wikipedia Joins Censorship Racket with ‘Paid Protection’ Posts

As if it weren’t enough to have the mainstream media’s infotainment imbecility on our doorstep, Wikipedia is now coming under fire for malfeasance as well.

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In society today, there is an embarrassing reality that we must face, in which information is so readily available that entire cottage industries have sprung up around the idea of herding and hoarding such knowledge.

Of course, it all began with the mainstream media; an “infotainment” complex of well-paid and ostensibly attractive people telling you what happened today, in their own words.  Where are these exorbitant salaries generated?  During the commercial breaks that these television personalities are tasked with leading you in and out of.

So, of course, a grain of salt is necessary when getting any information from these wealthy pundits.

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In our modern day, however, there is a new realm in which we can find ourselves bamboozled by “facts” and the gatekeepers that control them.  I’m speaking, of course, about the internet – a place whose ideas about free speech certainly don’t line up with the reality on the ground.

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While most of the discussion about internet censorship and far-left fascism revolve around entities such as Facebook and Google, a new tidbit of information has Wikipedia coming under fire as well.

A report in Huffington Post recently revealed the case of Wikipedia editor Ed Sussman, who was paid by media clients such as NBC and Axios to help diminish critical material. Paid editors operating in a similar manner to Sussman have worked on behalf of CNN contributor Hilary Rosen and the CEOs of Reddit and Intel, among other clients.

Other conduct by Sussman not covered by the Huffington Post shows him authoring fluff pieces for NBC executives and getting his proposed changes approved by another paid Wikipedia editor.

Just how sleazy are the adjustments?

In one example Feinberg cited, Sussman requested changes to the page of Axios journalist Jonathan Swan regarding a false report he made last September claiming Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein was resigning. A line noting the incident in Swan’s article was replaced with a paragraph hyping that Swan was “the first to report” Rosenstein’s offer to resign, despite the offer being refused. Sussman backed this spin with a New York Timesarticle treating the incident as a failure of the Axios reporting model, a fact not mentioned in Sussman’s proposed edit.

Many of Sussman’s approved changes to the pages of his clients engaged in this subtle spin and cherry-picking. Changes to the NBC News page defended the network’s refusal to air Ronan Farrow’s story, subsequently published by The New Yorker, on the sexual assault allegations against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, despite the very sources citedbeing more critical and Farrow’s own criticism of the network’s refusal to air the story. Feinberg identifies similar spin in Sussman’s portrayal of NBC’s handling of sexual assault allegations against the network’s own Matt Lauer.

In the wake of scandals such as the Russian collusion conspiracy theory, the media has paid a heavy price in both dignity and reputation.

Now, it look as though a reckoning may be coming for the internet’s free-speech Gestapo as well.

 

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Video Evidence Confirms CNN President Told Employees to Push Trump ‘Impeachment’ Stories

This…is CNN.

John Salvatore

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If you want to claim that your network is fair and balanced and you only report the facts, then the president of the network shouldn’t be caught on video telling employees to push impeachment stories regarding President Trump. Then again, CNN hasn’t been a reliable news source for a long while now and ratings drive that point home on a regular basis. James O’Keefe has unveiled what just might be his most jaw-dropping video to date. And CNN can’t be thrilled about it. After all, it exposes their anti-Trump, anti-conservative bias once and for all – and it comes straight from the head honcho. At this rate, no matter how hard the left tries, it would appear Trump has 2020 all but in the bag. Great for America, bad for the left. But what’s bad in the eyes of the left is usually good for the left – they just can’t see it. Liberals. SMH. BREAKING: New leaked video from inside CNN: President Jeff Zucker tells employees to push “impeachment” and that all of CNN’s stories should be about “moves towards impeachment” One of CNN’s employees says Zucker has a “personal vendetta against Trump” https://twitter.com/RealSaavedra/status/1183780647522856960?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1183780647522856960&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.weaselzippers.us%2F435181-project-veritas-video-cnns-jeff-zucker-directing-employees-to-push-impeachment%2F From Fox News: Undercover recordings made by an alleged ‘whistleblower’ capture CNN employees casually confirming the network’s anti-Trump bias and show company president Jeff Zucker telling top news executives to focus solely on impeachment even at the expense of other important news, according to the conservative activist group that posted the bombshell footage online. Project Veritas, whose founder, James O’Keefe, describes himself as a “guerrilla journalist” — built up the release on social media with an “#ExposeCNN” hashtag, and Monday published the first segment of what is billed as a multi-part series. The video features Cary Poarch, who claims he was a satellite uplink technician…

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Discredited Steele Dossier Memos ‘Made Their Way Directly’ to Obama, Fusion GPS Founder Says

It’s 2016 all over again…

John Salvatore

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The Steele Dossier was bogus from the jump and everyone knew it. It was merely the Democrats’ first real attempt at doing what they could to discourage the American people from voting for Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton. Of course, Dems haven’t stopped doing everything they can to bring 45 down. It doesn’t matter that the economy is booming and unemployment numbers are at record lows. What matters is Trump = bad, and that’s never going to change. On Monday, some interesting news dropped from the founder of Fusion GPS. According to the founder, now-discredited Steele Dossier memos initially made their way to Barack Obama’s desk back in 2016. To some people, this is a big problem. To other people, men can grow their hair and and decide they are now women. BREAKING: In new book “Crime in Progress,” set for release next month, #Spygate archvillain Glenn Simpson reveals that he was first hired to investigate Trump in “the fall of 2015” and that memos from his now-discredited Steele dossier made their way directly “to President Obama” https://twitter.com/paulsperry_/status/1183816527725940737?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1183816527725940737&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Freport-fusion-gps-founder-reveals-steele-dossier-memos-made-it-all-the-way-to-president-obama%2F From Washington Examiner: Fusion GPS announced the November release date of a book on its 2016 investigation into Donald Trump’s ties to Russia, promising to shed new light on British ex-spy Christopher Steele’s dossier about the future president. The Washington, D.C.-based opposition research firm’s book, announced Monday, is expected to come a few weeks after release of a report into the origins of the investigation into Trump and Russia, which has shadowed his presidency since taking office in January 2017. Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s report is expected to cover allegations of abuse of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act by the FBI and the Department of Justice — including the government’s reliance on Steele’s dossier to obtain surveillance warrants from the…

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