Google funds another 'junk news' study in what looks like a new bid to stomp out conservative news

Oxford University's Computational Propaganda Project is back, this time winning headlines for its new study 'revealing' that Russia's Internet Research Agency sought to aid President Trump by manipulating the news, especially against black voters. Newsbusters pointed out the problem with these guys: They're funded by lefties, including Google itself, and they're the same people who came out with the lousy report earlier this year declaring all conservative media, including American Thinker, 'junk news.' We're in at least some good company on that blacklist: National Review, Daily Caller, Newsbusters, Campus Reform, Judicial Watch, Hannity, The Federalist, Hot Air, LifeNews, Conservative Treehouse, Weaselzippers, and inexplicably, the New York Daily News, also made their 'junk news' blacklist. (Somehow, the New York Post escaped.) It's a stupid list, because number one, these sites are commentary sites for the most part, not news...(Read Full Post)
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