Opinion

An Exercise in Web Propaganda

CC BY-SA 3.0 NY By Richmond Shreve Viral email messages, a stealth tool in political motivation, abound during political campaigns. I collect them as samples of propaganda [...]

Should scientists engage in activism?

Ivan Oransky, New York University and Adam Marcus, Johns Hopkins University Have you heard that scientists are planning a march on Washington? The move is not being billed as [...]

Sultan Donald Trump?

Henry F. (Chip) Carey, Georgia State University Family is important to Donald Trump. The president-elect has appointed his son-in-law Jared Kushner as a senior White House [...]

MBFC 2016 Reflections

Thanks!  That is really all we want to say.  One year ago this was just an idea with zero plan. Heck, even 6 months ago we were not sure where we were going.  We now [...]

Great Resource: Allsides

Here at MBFC News we want people to be informed about media bias and we want to give them the tools to make informed decisions based on the many media sources out there. [...]

Confirmation Bias: Don’t Own It

(12/11/15) Confirmation bias, also called confirmatory bias or myside bias, is the tendency to search for, interpret, favor, and recall information in a way that confirms [...]
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