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Senior Business Editor at NPR: Americans Just Don’t Trust the Media Anymore

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Ridgewood NJ, Uri Berliner, a senior business editor at NPR, recently shed light on a significant factor contributing to journalism’s current challenges: a decline in trust among Americans. Reflecting on his nearly decade-long tenure at NPR, which spanned from Donald Trump’s initial presidential campaign to the present, Berliner outlined various reasons behind this erosion of trust. He contends that NPR’s perceived leftward shift, lack of transparency, ideological conformity, and emphasis on diversity of identity over other values have played a role in steering the organization off course.

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Will Fake News Ever Be the Same: Google Reportedly Pitching New AI Tool to Newsrooms

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Ridgewood NJ, new tool for the “Fake News” , Google is testing Genesis, an AI tool designed to help journalists by generating news articles. Despite these innovations, concerns remain over misinformation and bias if such tools are not accurately supervised. Will ‘Fake News’ ever be the same?

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Mercer County Voting Machine Fiasco

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Trenton NJ, in March Mercer County officials signed a $2.8 million contract with Dominion Voting Systems to make certain that the county would be able count all the votes on Election Day. But on Election Day, the entire system inexplicably crashed.

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Former CEO Jack Dorsey has Left the Board of Twitter

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Jack Dorsey has left the board of Twitter. Dorsey resigned from his CEO position last fall. He is friendly with Elon Musk and has discussed rolling over his 2.4% ownership stake in Twitter into Musk’s takeover deal. Dorsey’s next move remains unclear.

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58% Of Voters Agree: Media Are ‘Enemy of the People’

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Ridgewood NJ, voters overwhelmingly believe “fake news” is a problem, and a majority agree with former President Donald Trump that the media have become “the enemy of the people.”

A new national telephone and online survey by Rasmussen Reports finds that 58% of Likely U.S. Voters at least somewhat agree that the media are “truly the enemy of the people,” including 34% who Strongly Agree. Thirty-six percent (36%) don’t agree, including 23% who Strongly Disagree. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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CNN Fires Anchor Chris “Fredo” Cuomo

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Ridgewood NJ, CNN on Saturday terminated Anchor Chris “Fredo” Cuomo after an investigation by the New York attorney general showed in more detail how he helped his brother, the former governor, defend himself against sexual misconduct allegations.

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Liberty Media Chairman : “I would like to see CNN evolve back to the kind of journalism that it started with, and actually have journalists”

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Ridgewood NJ, CNN is getting a new owner. Liberty Media chairman John Malone, who sits on the Discovery Communications Inc. board of directors, wants to see left-wing CNN revert back to nonpartisan journalism following the completion of a merger that would put the liberal network under the Discovery umbrella.

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Kyle Rittenhouse acquitted, Fake News Takes Another Hit

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Kenosha Wis, “Fake News” takes another hit as Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted of all charges Friday after pleading self-defense in the deadly Kenosha shootings .

A jury acquitted Kyle Rittenhouse, the teenager who fatally shot two protesters in Kenosha, Wis., and wounded a third, of all charges on Friday, including intentional homicide.

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Russian Analyst who was Source for Steele Dossier Against Former President Trump Arrested

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Washington DC,a Russian analyst who served as a source for the Steele dossier , a report filled with  unverified allegations against former President Trump was arrested Thursday on charges of lying to the FBI as part of special counsel John Durham’s probe.

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Tapinto Places Disclaimers on Some Articles After Conflict of Interest Story on the Ridgewood blog

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Ridgewood NJ, after the post on the Ridgewood blog pointing out obvious conflicts of interest with the Tapinto “news” site , the Tapinto began placing disclaimers on some of their articles .

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National Border Patrol Council Responds to Fake News and Democrat Talking Points

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Washington DC, the National Border Patrol Council is proud to share the below post that was recently published by a member of the Border Patrol Horse Patrol in response to the latest false narrative being peddled by the usual press and politicians.

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FBI Report , January 6th “attack” on the U.S. Capitol appears to be nothing more than media promoted “fake news”

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WASHINGTON DC,  according to Reuters, the FBI has found scant evidence that the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol was the result of an organized plot to overturn the presidential election result, according to four current and former law enforcement officials.

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Liberal Media Viewers Are Misinformed About Crime in America

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Ridgewood NJ, according to Rasmussen Reports fewer than 50 unarmed black suspects were killed by police last year and more people were killed with knives than with so-called “assault weapons,” but viewers of MSNBC and CNN are far more likely than Fox News viewers to get those facts wrong.

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