Comparing their response Friday to the site's original mission statement
The new way of dodging responsibility is to blame it on algorithms.
A misinformation factory. Appears to be one of the ways the deep state/woke democrats dispense their groupthink propaganda to CBS, NBC, ABC, CNN, MSNBC, NYT, WAPO
Weird that suddenly outlets like FOX/Tucker Carlson seem to be the only significant media outlet that is immune to this pernicious bullshit
As they did with the Southern Poverty Law Center, academia was also quick to cite Hamilton 68 as a reliable reference for its biased reasoning.
Respectable organizations were tarnished by SPLC's list of "hate groups". All patches from the same quilt.
Mr. Taibbi is an essential new journalist in this space. We need ethical journalists to work like surgeons to quickly and factually excise these cancerous think tank initiatives with dark agendas. The new journalists are like Batmen working in Gotham to save the city. We need you, Mr. Taibbi!
This article and the one preceding it are of great value and they hope it become widely known.
The most evil institution in the US is not the military, which is being used to kill millions of innocent people, but the mainstream media which, with its pervasive lying, has been the facilitator for this continuing mass murder and exploitation by covering it up, justifying what was done, punishing truthtellers (like Assange), smearing real journalists trying to tell the truth, intimidating others who might report the news into self-censoring, while also promoting the idea we (really a few families) have the right to order around everyone else in the world. A vast quantity of the innocent blood shed is on the hands of the faux press and its servants and minions.
no sir, their childish response, does not sound solid.
Add hamilton 68 as a source, the major news could hide behind, when publishing lies and propaganda:
#PerceptionIsACommodity - We are aggressively manipulated to "think" and "feel" about everything with repeated deceitful narratives and images which specifically TARGET emotional response. US Corporate-State Media (MSNBC, FOX, CNN, ABC, PBS, NPR, WaPo, NYT, etc) manufactures "support" or "rage" for whatever the oligarchy chooses. OUR thoughts and feelings on any given topic are often, largely NOT our own
The sooner we just concede that the internet - however it was initially conceived - is now just a cesspool, the better off we will all be.
HaHa! These douchebags don't seem to grasp how the internet works. "Quick ...issue a statement as fraudulent as our entire existence!"
Clean up. Isle 68. You missed a spot!
Great work, Matt.
If they stopped gaslighting, they'd have nothing to say at all.
Just bonkers. My mind goes to two places. First: What is the extent of disinformation we are receiving now from dishonest media? I’m guessing most of us on this platform are not drinking from the mainstream hose any longer. But there are many sheep out there digesting lies and not questioning the “news”. Second: What happens now? Is anyone within the Hamilton68 core going to be held accountable for such blatant disregard for the truth?
When my first girlfriend broke up with me, I asked her why? She said, "the algorithms told her to". She was a very cutting edge girl.
This is outrageous. And even when caught, they think we’re too stupid to believe our own eyes.
It must be tiring to be the country’s investigative reporter, as well as it’s only functioning editor. Get some rest.
Thank you! Your patience and focus is so critical.
Did I miss an installment with you and Walter Kirn? I have come to love your conversations!!!
Imagine claiming you spent 3 years developing algorithms purporting to identify bot accounts so secret that you can’t tell anyone the account names and then simultaneously asserting you never bothered to verify the only 600 accounts produced by your algorithms. That is some serious Class A hubris.
We could solve a lot of these problems if we had a law that made it mandatory to publicly display these "algorithms," like it is mandatory to list ingredients on food.
Ridiculous and exactly what I've come to expect over the past few years. Your work offers a glimmer of hope. Truth to Power. Keep going ! 🙏