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Relation between average self-perceived performance and average actual performance on a college exam. The red area shows the tendency of low performers to overestimate their abilities. Nevertheless, low performers’ self-assessment is lower than that of high performers.
How Propagandists Redefined ‘Migrant’ (and got The Media to go along) (Podcast)
Dated: September 21, 2022 by Sharyl Attkisson
A case study in how propagandists redefined the word “migrant” –and got The Media to go along.
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I really like how Sharyl Attkisson took apart the whole “scam”. And, indicted Wikipedia and Dictionary as be “captured” by the Dark Side.
I’ll never contribute to Wikipedia again … ever.
There’s no transcript to quite from but it’s well worth a listen.
Everything is an ASTROTURF!
Five of the Best Examples of Left-wing Bias on Wikipedia in 2017
by T.D. ADLER 1 Feb 2018
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Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales believes the Wikipedia model can help salvage journalistic integrity, but in the year since Donald Trump took office as President of the United States, the online encyclopedia has instead proven unable to even restrain its own biased editing community.
A look back on five of the biggest cases of political bias that gripped the site in 2017 should discourage anyone from looking to Wikipedia as a source for reliable and neutral information on the political topics of the day.
1. Instructor at Berkeley sending students on anti-Trump editing spree
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Sadly, I like the concept of Wikipedia. But like Snopes, the hard left tilt has destroyed it’s value for me.
I made some donations to Wikipedia in the past but no more.
So sad, to see a great idea, aka like the internet version of Library of Alexandria, go astray.
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