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Twitter tries to backtrack on censorship of New York Post Biden corruption story

Twitter tries to backtrack on censorship of New York Post Biden corruption story

By Michael Hernandez NEW YORK—Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey tweeted today: “Straight blocking of URLs was wrong, and we updated our policy and enforcement to fix. Our goal is to attempt to add context, and now we have capabilities to do that.” Twitter executive Vijaya Gadde tweeted last night: “Over the last 24 hours, we’ve received […]

WHO lauds lockdown-ignoring Sweden as a ‘model’ for countries going forward

WHO lauds lockdown-ignoring Sweden as a ‘model’ for countries going forward

By  Jackie Salo The World Health Organization lauded Sweden as a “model” for battling the coronavirus as countries lift lockdowns — after the nation controversially refused restrictions. Dr. Mike Ryan, the WHO’s top emergencies expert, said Wednesday there are “lessons to be learned” from the Scandinavian nation, which has largely relied on citizens to self-regulate. “I […]

‘Swarmageddon’ of over 1,000 earthquakes rocks California

‘Swarmageddon’ of over 1,000 earthquakes rocks California

By Amanda Woods A “swarmageddon” of more than 1,000 small earthquakes rattled parts of California over the past three weeks, according to a new report. For some, the bout of seismic activity affecting San Bernardino and Riverside counties was simply business as usual, because they didn’t feel a shake. But for others, it triggered concerns of […]

Drinking California tap water could increase risk of cancer: study

Drinking California tap water could increase risk of cancer: study

By Lia Eustachewich H2 oh no. Sipping water from the tap in California over the course of a lifetime could increase the risk of cancer, according to a new study that found a variety of contaminants in drinks. Scientists with the Environmental Working Group took an unfiltered look at data on the levels of toxic particles […]

Ocasio-Cortez Tries To Shame New York Post — Gets Fact-Checked By The Same Article

Ocasio-Cortez Tries To Shame New York Post — Gets Fact-Checked By The Same Article

Virginia Kruta, Associated Editor    Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez attacked the New York Post Sunday over a cover story labeling her a hypocrite with regard to green energy. “ECO-TRIP,” the headline blared in all capital letters, and the sub-headline was equally damning. “Gas-guzzling car rides expose AOC’s green hypocrisy,” it read. (RELATED: Ocasio-Cortez Tries […]

The 2016 Election and the Demise of Journalistic Standards

The 2016 Election and the Demise of Journalistic Standards

By Michael Goodwin, May/June 2017   The following is adapted from a speech delivered on April 20, 2017, in Atlanta, Georgia, at a Hillsdale College National Leadership Seminar. I’ve been a journalist for a long time. Long enough to know that it wasn’t always like this. There was a time not so long ago when […]

Obama’s last act is to force suburbs to be less white and less wealthy

Obama’s last act is to force suburbs to be less white and less wealthy

By Paul Sperry Hillary’s rumored running mate, Housing Secretary Julian Castro, is cooking up a scheme to reallocate funding for Section 8 housing to punish suburbs for being too white and too wealthy. The scheme involves super-sizing vouchers to help urban poor afford higher rents in pricey areas, such as Westchester County, while assigning them […]