BBC BIAS? Louise Minchin makes shock admission – ‘NO OPTIMISM' Brexit will be resolved

The BBC’s Louise Minchin admitted that the current state of Brexit required more caution than optimism as she confessed having “no optimism” with Brexit. Westminster correspondent Chris Mason explained: “There are some MP’s who want to take the idea of a no deal Brexit off the table, leaving the European Union at the end of […]

Top Senate Republican berates media for ‘bias’ covering Kavanaugh scandal

Alex Brandon/AP Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley lashed out at reporters on Thursday, condemning what he called “bias” in the media. The Iowa Republican cited an instance in which he said reporters denied interviews to pro-Brett Kavanaugh demonstrators while they focused their attention on protesters opposed to the Supreme Court nominee. “Now that’s a […]

There’s new evidence confirming bias of the “father of scientific racism”

Enlarge / The Morton skull collection at the University of Pennsylvania. (credit: Steve Minicola/University of Pennsylvania) Newly discovered handwritten documentation sheds new light on an ongoing scientific controversy regarding a famous collection of nearly 1,000 skulls amassed by a 19th-century Philadelphia physician. Dubbed the “American Golgotha,” the collection is the work of Samuel Morton, who […]

MIT CSAIL’s AI can detect fake news and political bias

Fake news continues to rear its ugly head. In March of this year, half of the U.S. population reported seeing deliberately misleading articles on news websites. A majority of respondents to a recent Edelman survey, meanwhile, said that they couldn’t judge the veracity of media reports. And given that fake news has been shown to […]

Physics ‘invented by men’? Scientist faces backlash after ‘highly offensive’ talk on gender bias

A senior scientist at Pisa University has sparked anger following a talk he gave on the role of women in physics at Cern, the European nuclear research centre, in which he said that physics was “invented and built by men”. Responding to the backlash, Cern released a statement which said the talk given by Prof […]

White House downplays talk of executive order targeting internet bias

Is President Trump looking at an executive order that would investigate internet companies over his accusations of political bias? Not officially… although the government isn’t strictly denying the claims, either. After Bloomberg reported the existence of a draft order, deputy White House press secretary Lindsey Walters issued a statement that the document was “not the […]

White House is investigating Google after Donald Trump claims bias

(Reuters) — U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday Google’s search engine was hiding “fair media” coverage of him and said he would address the situation, taking a swipe at the internet giant without providing evidence or giving details of action he might take. The company, part of Alphabet Inc, denied any political bia…Read More

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to testify before House committee over ‘shadow banning’ & bias claims

Twitter’s chief executive Jack Dorsey will appear before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Sept. 5 to testify about the company’s algorithms that have repeatedly raised suspicions of judgment bias and stealth censorship. The panel plans to grill Dorsey about “the complex processes behind the company’s algorithms and content judgment calls,” and expects him […]

FBI fires Peter Strzok whose texts revealed anti-Trump bias amid Bureau's major probes

FBI agent Peter Strzok, who became a central figure in controversy surrounding investigations into alleged Russian meddling and Hillary Clinton’s private email server, has been fired, his attorney has said. The 21-year FBI veteran was fired Friday afternoon, according to Strzok’s attorney Aitan Goelman. Read more Strzok, the former deputy assistant director for counterintelligence of […]