Tag: Ratings

Climate change is being buried this election. We asked scientists to rate the major parties’ policies – ABC News

A farmer crouches on dry, cracked soil

How would you rank the parties’ policies?

Peter Newman: 1. Labor 2. Greens 3. Coalition

Leslie Hughes: 1. Greens 2. Labor 3. Coalition

Nerilie Abram: 1. Greens 2. Labor 3. Coalition

Andy Pitman: 1. Greens 2. Labor 3. Coalition

Source: Climate change is being buried this election. We asked scientists to rate the major parties’ policies – ABC News

The last squawk? Alan Jones finally seems to have nowhere to go

Alan Jones

Whatever his talents, and however impressive his record, he has been a canker on Australian democracy. Finally he seems to have run out of platforms, not because of the harm he has done to the social fabric but because he is no longer rating well and bringing in big advertising dollars. That is the way it was always going to end.

Source: The last squawk? Alan Jones finally seems to have nowhere to go

Donald Trump airs 60 Minutes interview, decries ‘bias’

Duplicitous Don Steals Oxygen with a tantrum

The president, appearing to be in a foul mood during the interview, repeatedly complains that he faces “tough questions” while his Democratic rival Joe Biden gets “softball” questions.

Donald Trump airs 60 Minutes interview, decries ‘bias’

Trump’s Republican National Convention was a ratings flop | Salon.com

The final night of the 2020 RNC, according to Los Angeles Times reporter Stephen Battaglio, had “an average audience of 21.6 million viewers” — whereas former Vice President Joe Biden’s acceptance speech at the DNC attracted 24.6 million viewers.

Trump’s Republican National Convention was a ratings flop | Salon.com

‘NewsGuard’ app gives news sites ‘trust’ ratings & targets alternative media. What could go wrong? — RT USA News

'NewsGuard' app gives news sites 'trust' ratings & targets alternative media. What could go wrong?

As for the effort to make NewsGuard compulsory, it was branded as “Orwellian” by MacDonald. “Brainwashing kids with pro-government or pro-elite or pro-status quo messaging sounds very sinister,”  he said.

So, with some genuinely fake news floating around out there and apps like NewsGuard which are problematic in their own way, how can people consume news consciously?

“The best thing anyone can do is read as wide a variety of sources as possible and form their own conclusions,” MacDonald advised. “One thing the internet era has shown is that people are not stupid. And when they have a variety of information available, they will draw their own conclusions.”

 ‘NewsGuard’ app gives news sites ‘trust’ ratings & targets alternative media. What could go wrong? — RT USA News

and Alternative News5 hours ago

New App ‘NewsGuard’ Promises To Stop Fake News. Have A Look At Who Owns & Funds It

A new browser extension app called NewsGuard promises to give readers better insight into the credibility of news sites by providing…

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