Social media giants dominate advertising market and by default the media narrative

Social media giants dominate advertising market and by default the media narrative

by WorldTribune Staff, September 22, 2017 The dominance in the digital advertising market of the two social media Goliaths is only getting larger as the role played by independent, privately-owned media voices fade into near oblivion. The so-called “duopoly” enjoyed by Google and Facebook will account for 63.1 percent of digital advertising investment in 2017, […]

The Trump report: National debt down $12 billion in first month

The Trump report: National debt down $12 billion in first month

by WorldTribune Staff, February 19, 2017 Recent highlights from President Donald Trump’s Twitter feed (@realDonaldTrump): Feb. 26 For first time the failing @nytimes will take an ad (a bad one) to help save its failing reputation. Try reporting accurately & fairly! The race for DNC Chairman was, of course, totally “rigged.” Bernie’s guy, like Bernie […]

How an African American GOP senator deals with haters on the Left

How an African American GOP senator deals with haters on the Left

by WorldTribune Staff, January 15, 2017 Being both Republican and African American requires going the extra mile which includes developing skills for dealing with the “tolerant” Left. When Sen. Tim Scott and William Smith, both African Americans, testified on behalf of Attorney General nominee Jeff Sessions last week, a tweet referred to them as “house […]

Columnist: Elite media plot social media censorship algorithms against ‘fake news’ of the right kind

Columnist: Elite media plot social media censorship algorithms against ‘fake news’ of the right kind

by WorldTribune Staff, November 28, 2016 The New York Times is at the forefront of a movement to create algorithms to eliminate what it says is “fake news” from the likes of Facebook, Twitter and Google. “The elite media and their allies are creating a censorship regime to ban legitimate conservative news” from those platforms, […]

Trump hits ‘organized’ protests ‘incited by media’

Trump hits ‘organized’ protests ‘incited by media’

by WorldTribune Staff, November 11, 2016 Protests that erupted after Donald Trump’s election victory, many of them organized and stocked with paid agitators, were “incited by the media,” the president-elect said on Twitter. “Just had a very open and successful presidential election,” Trump tweeted. “Now professional protesters, incited by the media, are protesting. Very unfair!” […]

Pro-Trump forces launched digital storm against hostile corporate media

Pro-Trump forces launched digital storm against hostile corporate media

by WorldTribune Staff, November 11, 2016 Via a huge social media presence, Donald Trump’s supporters were able to reinforce his message while offsetting the corporate media’s rabid opposition to the GOP candidate. Trump supporters turned to Twitter, Facebook and other social media to spread their messages and counter the news in traditional outlets. “Analysts monitoring […]

Journalist maps the seamless, anti-Trump media narrative managed by tech giants

Journalist maps the seamless, anti-Trump media narrative managed by tech giants

by WorldTribune Staff, August 12, 2016 It’s no surprise to conservatives that the “usual suspects” of left-leaning media outlets are doing everything they can to boost Hillary Clinton and demonize Donald Trump. In 2016, however, “the propaganda skewing … runs much deeper than just the media,” journalist and political pundit Liz Crokin wrote for Observer.com on Aug. […]

Clinton ‘plan’ to defeat ISIL mocked: ‘4-slide powerpoint by 6th grader’

Clinton ‘plan’ to defeat ISIL mocked: ‘4-slide powerpoint by 6th grader’

Special to WorldTribune.com On March 23, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton tweeted a graphic that promises “A Real Plan to Defeat ISIL”. The plan: “1) Take out ISIL’s stronghold in Iraq and Syria; 2) Dismantle the global terror network; 3) Harden our defenses at home and prevent attacks.” The vague tweet offered no actual substance […]

‘Brussels is burning’: ISIL celebrates slaughter on social media

‘Brussels is burning’: ISIL celebrates slaughter on social media

Special to WorldTribune.com Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) and its supporters used the Twitter hashtag “Brussels is burning” to express their glee at the March 22 terrorist attacks in the Belgian capital. Bombings at the city’s main airport and a metro station killed at least 34 people. It occurred four days after the arrest […]

Taxpayer-backed Cadillac helped fund Chinese Communist propaganda film

Taxpayer-backed Cadillac helped fund Chinese Communist propaganda film

Lev Navrozov On Jan. 3, Yahoo! News published a speech by Chinese President Hu Jintao, delivered at an annual policy meeting of the party’s Central Committee, “Hu: Hostile Forces Seek to Westernize, Split China” (by Gillian Wong, Associated Press). “Hu’s remarks are part of the Communist Party’s broader push to reinforce socialist principles in an […]