"Fake News" filtering comes to Canada...

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Mindgrinder, Jan 25, 2017.

  1. Mindgrinder

    Mindgrinder Karma Pirate Ninja|RIP 12-25-2017

    Google, Facebook to roll out tools to combat fake news in Canada

    Heritage Minister Melanie Joly said she wants to speak with social network and media managers to see what, if anything, the government can do to ensure Canadians are viewing reliable information when they search the Internet.

    But it’s too early to speculate on policy options, said a spokesman for the minister, noting that ensuring the integrity of news and information on the web is part of the government’s wider review of the media landscape.


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  2. Altoidfishfins

    Altoidfishfins Monkey+++ Site Supporter+

    Hmm, who decides what "fake" news is and what's the criteria?
  3. rjburk

    rjburk Monkey

    seeing how they elected a liberal Obama idiot.....
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  4. Mindgrinder

    Mindgrinder Karma Pirate Ninja|RIP 12-25-2017

  5. arleigh

    arleigh Goophy monkey

    The want the fox guarding the chicken coop.
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  6. tedrow42

    tedrow42 Monkey+

    Minitrue. Big brother on the telescrean
  7. Legion489

    Legion489 Rev. 2:19 Banned

    Well banning SeeBS, ABC (see the post where they admit they faked the story), NBC. CNN would be a good start.
  8. stg58

    stg58 Monkey+++ Founding Member

    And the book 1984 hits the best seller list again

    George Orwell’s classic book “1984,” about a dystopian future where critical thought is suppressed under a totalitarian regime, has seen a surge in sales this month, rising to the top of the Amazon best-seller list in the United States and leading its publisher to have tens of thousands of new copies printed.

    Craig Burke, the publicity director at Penguin USA, said that the publisher had ordered 75,000 new copies of the book this week and that it was considering another reprint.

    “We’ve seen a big bump in sales,” Mr. Burke said. He added that the rise “started over the weekend and hit hyperactive” on Tuesday and Wednesday morning. Since Friday, the book has reached a 9,500 percent increase in sales, he said.

    George Orwell’s ‘1984’ Is Suddenly a Best-Seller
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  9. GhostX

    GhostX Monkey

    Translation: "You are all idiots and we will be happy to sort through information for you to control what you see because we don't want you believing anything we don't want you to believe. Never fear, dumb shits, media censorship is here!"
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