When To Trust A Story That Uses Unnamed Sources

When To Trust A Story That Uses Unnamed Sources

 

A Good read in the current fake news climate in which we live.

Let us not forget that one of the KEY TACTICS of Fourth Generation Warfare (4GW) currently employed by countries such as Russia, China, Iran and North Korea is the use of Misdirection/Disinformation via the “Media.”

Stay Alert, Stay Armed and Stay Dangerous!

 

Infopacalypse Now

This is one of the most important topics for the Martial Citizen today. Recognizing the ability to twist and malign information to fit a certain agenda is the new norm in “News”. Please, Stay truly Informed and Don’t be Fooled!

 

He Predicted The 2016 Fake News Crisis. Now He’s Worried About An Information Apocalypse.

“What happens when anyone can make it appear as if anything has happened, regardless of whether or not it did?” technologist Aviv Ovadya warns.

 

In mid-2016Aviv Ovadya realized there was something fundamentally wrong with the internet — so wrong that he abandoned his work and sounded an alarm. A few weeks before the 2016 election, he presented his concerns to technologists in San Francisco’s Bay Area and warned of an impending crisis of misinformation in a presentation he titled “Infocalypse.”

The web and the information ecosystem that had developed around it was wildly unhealthy, Ovadya argued. The incentives that governed its biggest platforms were calibrated to reward information that was often misleading and polarizing, or both. Platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Google prioritized clicks, shares, ads, and money over quality of information, and Ovadya couldn’t shake the feeling that it was all building toward something bad — a kind of critical threshold of addictive and toxic misinformation. The presentation was largely ignored by employees from the Big Tech platforms — including a few from Facebook who would later go on to drive the company’s News-Feed integrity effort.

 

Read the Remainder at Buzz Feed News

Civilian Operator 101: How to Create and Distribute Disinformation

In short, TROLL your opponent and let their eagerness to assign blame take over the narrative. They will then go out of their way to distribute the lie and in doing so, reveal their own prejudices and biases to the world.

 

 

The mainstream media was quick to jump on a claim that the Florida school shooter belonged to a white nationalist organization. In the process, the media revealed its bias.

What happened?

On Thursday, the day after the tragic shooting, the Associated Press and ABC News, among many other outlets, reported that the Florida school shooter belong to a white supremacist organization called the “Republic of Florida.”

 However, the claim was just too good to be true.

Hours after major news outlets published the claim, Florida law enforcement agencies said they had no evidence to confirm the shooter was associated with white supremacist organizations but was still investigating. They later said there was no connection between the shooter and ROF.

Read the Remainder at The Blaze