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Fox News won a court case by 'persuasively' arguing that no 'reasonable viewer' takes Tucker Carlson seriously

  • A federal judge on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit against Fox News after lawyers for the network argued that no "reasonable viewer" would take the network's primetime star Tucker Carlson seriously.
  • Fox News argued that Carlson "cannot be understood to have been stating facts, but instead that he was delivering an opinion using hyperbole for effect," the ruling said.
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I’m not defending Trump or his policies, but at least the Potus has open access by the press...he may answer, he may ignore them, he may tell the to F off, but at least he has the guts to be in front

Now we all have to quit quoting him so we never have to see a post from him.

The only Rock I see here is the heads of the people that think a single news source provides anything but biased reporting. most of the american news outlets are owned by a single company with a

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https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/29/us/politics/project-veritas-ilhan-omar.html?action=click&module=Latest&pgtype=Homepage

Project Veritas Video Was a ‘Coordinated Disinformation Campaign,’ Researchers Say

The timing of the deceptive video, which accuses Ilhan Omar of voter fraud, indicates that several conservatives, including Donald Trump Jr., may have known about it in advance.

A deceptive video released on Sunday by the conservative activist James O’Keefe, which claimed through unidentified sources and with no verifiable evidence that Representative Ilhan Omar’s campaign had collected ballots illegally, was probably part of a coordinated disinformation effort, according to researchers at Stanford University and the University of Washington.

Mr. O’Keefe and his group, Project Veritas, appear to have made an abrupt decision to release the video sooner than planned after The New York Times published a sweeping investigation of President Trump’s taxes, the researchers said. They also noted that the timing and metadata of a Twitter post in which Mr. Trump’s son shared the video suggested that he might have known about it in advance.

Project Veritas had hyped the video on social media for several days before publishing it. In posts amplified by other prominent conservative accounts, Mr. O’Keefe teased what he said was evidence of voter fraud, and urged people to sign up at “ballot-harvesting.com” to receive the supposed evidence when it came out. (None of the material in the video actually proved voter fraud.)

Mr. O’Keefe’s promotional posts had said the video would be released on Monday, but Project Veritas released it on Sunday instead, a few hours after the publication of The Times’s investigation. The researchers concluded that this timing was unlikely to be a coincidence “given the huge marketing about a 9/28 release date,” they wrote in an analysis that Alex Stamos, who led the research team at the Stanford Internet Observatory, shared with The Times.

 
 

“It’s a great example of what a coordinated disinformation campaign looks like: pre-seeding the ground and then simultaneously hitting from a bunch of different accounts at once,” Mr. Stamos said.

Many of the same accounts that had shared promotional tweets also shared the video as soon as it was released, moving it quickly into Twitter’s trending topics alongside The Times’s tax investigation.

 
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Roughly an hour after The Times published its article, Mike Lindell, chief executive of MyPillow and honorary chairman of Mr. Trump’s Minnesota campaign, tweeted a video of himself saying that Project Veritas’s supposed exposé would be released that night at 9 p.m. Eastern time.

“I just met James O’Keefe of Project Veritas, and James showed me footage of systematic voter fraud,” Mr. Lindell said. He did not respond to a request for comment on Tuesday.

Mr. O’Keefe posted the video on Twitter at 9 p.m. on the dot, and the president’s son Donald Trump Jr. tweeted it just seven minutes later. Two minutes after that, the president’s “war room” account retweeted him, and the president himself soon began commenting.

Notably, the video that the younger Mr. Trump posted did not have the “from James O’Keefe” label that appeared when other Twitter users shared the video uploaded by Mr. O’Keefe.

“This detail, along with video metadata demonstrating that the Donald Trump Jr. version of the video was separately uploaded and re-encoded by Twitter, indicates that the Trump campaign possibly had access to the video before the general public and raises questions of coordination,” the Stanford and University of Washington researchers wrote, noting also that Mr. Trump posted the video on Facebook 10 minutes before Mr. O’Keefe posted it there.

Asked for comment, the Trump campaign said that Donald Trump Jr. had received a downloadable link to the video after it was publicly released. It did not comment on Mr. Lindell’s post or on the timing of the video’s release, and a spokesman for the younger Mr. Trump did not respond to a request for comment.

The video contains footage of a man, identified as Liban Mohamed, showing off ballots he says he has collected for a Minneapolis City Council candidate — something that, depending on when the video was filmed, may not have been illegal, because a district court judge in July temporarily suspended Minnesota’s ban on third parties collecting and returning large numbers of completed ballots. Mr. Mohamed was not working for Ms. Omar.

The video then claims that Democratic operatives connected to Ms. Omar’s campaign paid voters to hand over blank mail-in ballots and filled them out. This would be illegal, but the allegations come solely from unnamed people who speak with Project Veritas operatives in the video and whose faces are not shown.

On Monday, the Minneapolis Police Department said it was “looking into the validity” of the claims in the video, which a spokesman for Ms. Omar described as “a coordinated right wing effort to delegitimize a free and fair election.”

Mr. O’Keefe and Project Veritas have a long history of releasing manipulated or selectively edited footage purporting to show illegal conduct by Democrats and liberal groups.

 
 

The researchers reported the video to multiple social media platforms. Facebook added a link to its “voting information center” to one upload of the video but placed no notice on the original upload. Twitter, YouTube and Reddit took no action. TikTok was the only platform that removed all uploads of the video.

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The researchers reported the video to multiple social media platforms. Facebook added a link to its “voting information center” to one upload of the video but placed no notice on the original upload. Twitter, YouTube and Reddit took no action. TikTok was the only platform that removed all uploads of the video.

 

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9 hours ago, deicer said:

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/29/us/politics/project-veritas-ilhan-omar.html?action=click&module=Latest&pgtype=Homepage

Project Veritas Video Was a ‘Coordinated Disinformation Campaign,’ Researchers Say

The timing of the deceptive video, which accuses Ilhan Omar of voter fraud, indicates that several conservatives, including Donald Trump Jr., may have known about it in advance.

A deceptive video released on Sunday by the conservative activist James O’Keefe, which claimed through unidentified sources and with no verifiable evidence that Representative Ilhan Omar’s campaign had collected ballots illegally, was probably part of a coordinated disinformation effort, according to researchers at Stanford University and the University of Washington.

Mr. O’Keefe and his group, Project Veritas, appear to have made an abrupt decision to release the video sooner than planned after The New York Times published a sweeping investigation of President Trump’s taxes, the researchers said. They also noted that the timing and metadata of a Twitter post in which Mr. Trump’s son shared the video suggested that he might have known about it in advance.

Project Veritas had hyped the video on social media for several days before publishing it. In posts amplified by other prominent conservative accounts, Mr. O’Keefe teased what he said was evidence of voter fraud, and urged people to sign up at “ballot-harvesting.com” to receive the supposed evidence when it came out. (None of the material in the video actually proved voter fraud.)

Mr. O’Keefe’s promotional posts had said the video would be released on Monday, but Project Veritas released it on Sunday instead, a few hours after the publication of The Times’s investigation. The researchers concluded that this timing was unlikely to be a coincidence “given the huge marketing about a 9/28 release date,” they wrote in an analysis that Alex Stamos, who led the research team at the Stanford Internet Observatory, shared with The Times.

 

“It’s a great example of what a coordinated disinformation campaign looks like: pre-seeding the ground and then simultaneously hitting from a bunch of different accounts at once,” Mr. Stamos said.

Many of the same accounts that had shared promotional tweets also shared the video as soon as it was released, moving it quickly into Twitter’s trending topics alongside The Times’s tax investigation.

 
  • Thanks for reading The Times.
Subscribe to The Times
 

Roughly an hour after The Times published its article, Mike Lindell, chief executive of MyPillow and honorary chairman of Mr. Trump’s Minnesota campaign, tweeted a video of himself saying that Project Veritas’s supposed exposé would be released that night at 9 p.m. Eastern time.

“I just met James O’Keefe of Project Veritas, and James showed me footage of systematic voter fraud,” Mr. Lindell said. He did not respond to a request for comment on Tuesday.

Mr. O’Keefe posted the video on Twitter at 9 p.m. on the dot, and the president’s son Donald Trump Jr. tweeted it just seven minutes later. Two minutes after that, the president’s “war room” account retweeted him, and the president himself soon began commenting.

Notably, the video that the younger Mr. Trump posted did not have the “from James O’Keefe” label that appeared when other Twitter users shared the video uploaded by Mr. O’Keefe.

“This detail, along with video metadata demonstrating that the Donald Trump Jr. version of the video was separately uploaded and re-encoded by Twitter, indicates that the Trump campaign possibly had access to the video before the general public and raises questions of coordination,” the Stanford and University of Washington researchers wrote, noting also that Mr. Trump posted the video on Facebook 10 minutes before Mr. O’Keefe posted it there.

Asked for comment, the Trump campaign said that Donald Trump Jr. had received a downloadable link to the video after it was publicly released. It did not comment on Mr. Lindell’s post or on the timing of the video’s release, and a spokesman for the younger Mr. Trump did not respond to a request for comment.

The video contains footage of a man, identified as Liban Mohamed, showing off ballots he says he has collected for a Minneapolis City Council candidate — something that, depending on when the video was filmed, may not have been illegal, because a district court judge in July temporarily suspended Minnesota’s ban on third parties collecting and returning large numbers of completed ballots. Mr. Mohamed was not working for Ms. Omar.

The video then claims that Democratic operatives connected to Ms. Omar’s campaign paid voters to hand over blank mail-in ballots and filled them out. This would be illegal, but the allegations come solely from unnamed people who speak with Project Veritas operatives in the video and whose faces are not shown.

On Monday, the Minneapolis Police Department said it was “looking into the validity” of the claims in the video, which a spokesman for Ms. Omar described as “a coordinated right wing effort to delegitimize a free and fair election.”

Mr. O’Keefe and Project Veritas have a long history of releasing manipulated or selectively edited footage purporting to show illegal conduct by Democrats and liberal groups.

 

The researchers reported the video to multiple social media platforms. Facebook added a link to its “voting information center” to one upload of the video but placed no notice on the original upload. Twitter, YouTube and Reddit took no action. TikTok was the only platform that removed all uploads of the video.

Did you watch all the videos? Or read what you posted. Nothing in the article proves this DID NOT happen. The article is hyperbole speak.

https://twitter.com/JamesOKeefeIII/status/1310768777345347584?s=19

More and more things are being exposed down south. Its quite shocking the level of corruption.  

How did all these politicians get wealthy on a government salary? 

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1 hour ago, boestar said:

ah Facebook Jail.  Spent some time there myself for posting verifiable facts.

 

I posted a picture of Trudeau at a pride parade. They said it went against community standards LOL WTF? Cost me 3 days. 

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1 hour ago, Amelia said:

 Nothing in the article proves this DID NOT happen. 

 

What you are saying with double negatives does not make sense.

What exposure are YOU talking about?  Qanon?  I know many people who profess to know more than all of us yet they never have proof of it either.

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Controlling the message.

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/national-security/internal-document-shows-trump-officials-were-told-make-comments-sympathetic-n1241581

Internal document shows Trump officials were told to make comments sympathetic to Kyle Rittenhouse

In prepping DHS officials for questions about Rittenhouse, the document suggests they say he took a gun to Kenosha "to help defend small business owners."

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On 9/30/2020 at 6:11 PM, deicer said:

What you are saying with double negatives does not make sense.

What exposure are YOU talking about?  Qanon?  I know many people who profess to know more than all of us yet they never have proof of it either.

You've just proved my point. Lol

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Re the above video. Check out this headline today. How to make it sound as negative as possible for the Lemmings who believe everything they read 

Trump Struggling with a Low grade fever

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One also has to question the validity of news coming from the White House.  

They claim he is experiencing 'mild' symptoms, yet within 24 hours of declaring he had the virus, trump has received the highest dose (8grams) of Regeneron's Regn-Cov2 treatment as well as Remdesivir.  Why so much therapy if it is 'mild'?

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/10/02/what-we-know-about-regeneron-antibody-drug-trump-took-to-combat-coronavirus.html

https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/03/politics/donald-trump-coronavirus-walter-reed/index.html

There was one report on TV that trump was transfered to the hospital so quickly so that he could be seen 'walking on his own'.  Then the cone of silence has once again fallen over the flow of information.

The press is doing their job, they are being misdirected by the White House.   

Using Boris Johnson and his infection as a model, let's see how this plays out over the weekend.

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How can you claim that as reality when it was pre-recorded Friday morning(Oct 2) before his condition worsened?

Coming from Breitbart, can you trust it's timing and editing?

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The facts show that he wasn't there to defend business owners.   He was on a hunting expidition.

Once again, you believe spin over fact.

Underage boy, with illegal firearm, crossing state line, killing.

That is what he will be tried on.

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And also special segments from a young Suhana Meharchand on how the bombing adversely effected black and indigenous populations and contributed to climate change.

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