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Opinion: Fearless Adversarial Journalism Doesn’t Work When You Are Funded By A Billionaire, by Elizabeth Vos

Don’t expect a member of the “moneyed interests” to take on the “moneyed interests.” From Elizabeth Vos at disobedientmedia.com:

Disobedient Media previously opined on the dagger-in-the-back publication of a hit piece against Wikileaks’ Julian Assange just one day after a UK magistrate, with blatant conflict of interest in the matter, shot down his legal representatives’ attempt to finally free him from the confines of the Ecuadorian embassy. 410 more words

Governments

FBI Whistleblower on Intercept's Pierre Omidyar and His Campaign to Neuter Wikileaks

FBI whistleblower Sibel Edmonds asserts Pierre Omidyar decided to create The Intercept not only to take ownership of the Snowden leaks but to also continue his blockade against WikiLeaks and to create a “honey trap” for whistleblowers. 2,217 more words

News

Anti-Trump groups fund ‘trust indicators’ to combat ‘fake news’ on social media

RT | November 17, 2017

Under pressure to stop the spread of false information, Facebook, Google and Twitter have turned to the Trust Project to inform users of the credibility of news sources.

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Mainstream Media, Warmongering

Ethics and Governance AI Fund funnels $7.6M to Harvard, MIT and independent research efforts

A $27 million fund aimed at applying artificial intelligence to the public interest has announced the first targets for its beneficence: $7.6 million will be split unequally between MIT’s Media Lab, Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center and seven smaller research efforts around the world. 660 more words

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Founder's Corner: Wealthfront's Andy Rachleff on growing a business

 

Omidyar Network’s Emerging Tech team has launched the second season of its podcast, Founder’s Corner, with lessons from today’s premier founders and CEOs. We will be speaking with some of the top executives in tech. 111 more words

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