Deliberately false DMCA notices are, fortunately, very rare. However, even among the exceptions, Richard La Ruina (the mind behind Super Seducer) stands out as misguided and dangerous. The post The Worst False DMCA Notice I’ve Seen appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
The marks of the media's function as PR surrogate for police were all over a Pittsburgh CBS affiliate's gratuitous, over-the-top hit piece on reformer Judge Mik Pappas.
Vox presents viewers with an array of US government-linked talking heads who insist the only options to resolve the conflict in Korea are devastating sanctions or apocalyptic war.
A Newsweek article described 16-year-old Palestinian Ahed Tamimi “assaulting Israeli soldiers.” It failed to report that Israeli soldiers had just shot and severely injured her 14-year-old cousin.
Repealing net neutrality has drawn a huge amount of public visibility—and rightly so—but that decision is just the latest in a string of ominous, industry-friendly giveaways by the Trump administration’s FCC.
60 Minutes did not once mention the direct role the United States played in creating, perpetuating and prolonging a crisis that’s left over 10,000 civilians dead.
The lawsuit against video game commentator Jim Sterling drew a lot of attention, but, outside of Steam, little is still understood about asset flipping. The post Asset Flipping: The Ethics of Reuse in Video Games appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
Unable to continue ignoring the single-payer policy, corporate media have, with predictable uniformity, undermined it as utopian nonsense.
For all the outrage over Sean Spicer's appearance at the Emmys, and for all the distaste over Spicer's relatively quick public rehabilitation, the fact is that it's par for the course in how the corporate media—both in news and entertainment—treat those in power when they leave Washington.
As consensus emerges not just around the science of climate change, but also its amplifying effects on extreme weather events, Murdoch’s media empire—and the Republican Party that its talking points inform—will remain the last holdo...
Ethan and Hila Klein, better known as H3H3, have won summary judgment in their case against Matt Hoss. Though an important victory, it's not quite over yet. The post H3H3 Wins Summary Judgment appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
A common refrain in popular news media is that net neutrality is just too boring and esoteric for ordinary people to be interested in. “Oh my god that is the most boring thing I’ve ever seen,” John Oliver (HBO, 6/1/14) once exclaimed after showing his audience a short clip from a government hearing on the […]
A new Vox video is the latest addition to a media onslaught that propagates numerous misleading talking points to demonize Iran—just as the US government, under Donald Trump's vehemently anti-Iran administration, is ratcheting up aggression against that country.
A longtime FAIR friend, Jack Shaheen died on Monday. A humanist to the core, he warned about the creation of "the character whom we hate and we detest."
While there is never a good time to gut Medicaid and throw 22 million off their health insurance, it is especially worrying that it may happen in the middle of a tragic opiate epidemic that is being covered by the media in all the wrong ways.
The US hasn't done "a very good job pushing Russia out of the way," said MSNBC's Jeremy Bash, implying it would be a good idea to target a country that only months ago was reported by Newsweek to have a bomb that could flatten Texas...
Threats to "free speech" are treated differently in the media when you're on the left—and particularly so for campus speech.
Senate Republicans have been quietly working to eliminate Obamacare while avoiding media attention—and major papers and television news are playing along.
Yet another figure close to President Trump faces allegations of plagiarism. However, the David Clarke plagiarism scandal is a bit different... The post The David Clarke Plagiarism Scandal appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
The White House’s latest self-inflicted scandal represents another damning rebuttal to a recurring, fictional narrative that has been propagated by the press for well over a year—that Trump is just one new policy or staff shake-up away from being a normal president.