Investigative journalist Glenn Greenwald took the media to task again last week over its collective response to testimony from former junior Trump administration official Cassidy Hutchison.
Greenwald, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, railed at the modern state of journalism in general in a Twitter thread in which he argued that the left-wing ideological echo chamber that is pervasive in the industry is why falsehoods spread so rapidly and are allowed to endure despite counterclaims that disprove the initial narrative.
For example, he cited the so-called “Russiagate” claim that former President Donald Trump colluded with Moscow to steal the 2016 election — a narrative that continued despite the fact that several investigations by Congress and a special counsel turned up no evidence to support it.
He also cited a more recent example: Former Trump White House official Cassidy Hutchison’s claim before the House committee looking into the Capitol incident that Trump attempted to grab the steering wheel of the presidential limo and that he got physical with Secret Service agents — both claims that have been refuted by agents who were named.
In a post that contained screengrabs of tweets from left-wing journalists, he wrote: “JOURNALISTS, all day yesterday: Trump assaulted his Secret Service agents and grabbed the wheel of the presidential limo!!! Headline news. Smoking gun!!!!
SECRET SERVICE AGENTS: That never happened.
JOURNALISTS: That was never an important part of the testimony.” As any lawyer will tell you (if being honest), few things are less reliable than a proceeding with no adversarial component. These hearings have zero. One can assign whatever blame one wants for that, but perhaps it means journalists should be…skeptical…of assertions there. — Glenn Greenwald (@ggreenwald) June 29, 2022 “As any lawyer will tell you (if being honest), few things are less reliable than a proceeding with no adversarial component. These hearings have […]
Most “Conservative” News Outlets Are on the Big Tech Teat
Not long ago, conservative media was not beholden to anyone. Today, most sites are stuck on the Big Tech gravy train.
I’ll keep this short. The rise of Pandemic Panic Theater, massive voter fraud, and other “taboo” topics have neutered a majority of conservative news sites. You’ll notice they are very careful about what topics they tackle. Sure, they’ll attack Critical Race Theory, Antifa, and the Biden-Harris regime, but you won’t see them going after George Soros, Bill Gates, the World Economic Forum, or the Deep State, among others.
The reason is simple. They are beholden to Big Tech, and Big Tech doesn’t allow certain topics to be discussed or they’ll cut you off. Far too many conservative news outlets rely on Google, Facebook, and Twitter for the bulk of their traffic. They depend on big checks from Google ads to keep the sites running. I don’t necessarily hold it against them. We all do what we need to do to survive. I just wish more would do like we have, which is to cut out Big Tech altogether.
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Like I said, I don’t hold other conservative sites under too much scrutiny over their choices. It’s easy for people to point fingers when we’re not the ones paying their bills or supporting their families. I just wish there were more who would make the bold move. Today, only a handful of other major conservative news outlets have broken free from the Big Tech teat. Of course, we need help.
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