Fake News

BBC Admits Story About Women Coders Was Fake News

On 12 February 2016, the  BBC published an article with the ridiculous headline “Women write better code, study suggests“. This claim was a BBC exaggeration of an already questionable study, based on pull requests to Git Hub, a site which doesn’t even mention the gender of its users.The non peer-reviewed paper and the BBC’s cherry-picking of its findings was almost instantly and comprehensively debunked online.

Source: BBC admits its viral “women write better code” story was fake news | hequal

Fake News

Russian hacking report has disclaimer, doesn’t mention Wikileaks, barely mentions Russia.

The report literally doesn’t mention Wikileaks and has a disclaimer emblazoned at the top of it, yet we’re supposed to believe that this was an investigation into a hack that leaked information to Wikileaks?  Have all critical thinking facilities died in this country?  Anyone touting this report is obviously trying to associate it with the things they’re outraged about in your mind without actual proof.

Source: Report on ‘Russian hacking’ offers disclaimers, barely mentions Russia — RT America

Warfare State

Russia: Mass Graves Full Of Tortured Civilians Discovered In Aleppo

There is blood on our hands.

Russian military forces have discovered mass graves in eastern parts of the Syrian city of Aleppo, with many of the bodies reportedly showing signs of torture.Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov, a spokesperson for the Russian defense ministry, announced the horrifying discovery on Monday. “Many of the corpses were found with missing body parts, and most had gunshot wounds to the head,” he said, according to RT, a Russian state-owned news network.

Until recently, the eastern portion of Aleppo, once Syria’s largest city and industrial and financial center, was under the control of so-called “moderate” rebels, many of whom have received both intelligence and material support from the United States and its allies in the Middle East.

Source: Russia: Mass Graves Full Of Tortured Civilians Discovered In Aleppo

Politics

Clinton’s Team Didn’t Want Her on Fox News

As Kelly has publicly stated before, she tried over and over to book Clinton on her show, but “she wouldn’t do it.”

Part of it was about Clinton being “scared,” Kelly thinks, but part of it was also the fact that “her team didn’t want to legitimize Fox News.”

People keep trying to figure out why Hillary lost.  Maybe if she showed up on the news channel most of middle America, where she lost, watches, for an interview, she might have gotten her message out more effectively?

Yet another example of how miserably her campaign was run.

Source: Megyn Kelly: Clinton’s Team Didn’t Want to ‘Legitimize’ Fox by Letting Me Interview Her | Mediaite

Debunked, Fake News

Another Hate Crime Hoax Exposed.

A white father-of-four has confessed to setting his own car on fire and painting a racial slur on their garage door in a staged hate crime. David and Jenny Williams from Denton, Texas, woke up to find their truck and motorcycle ablaze and the vile slur ‘n***** lovers’ scrawled across their garage door in spray paint on December 12. Police deemed the incident a hate crime and launched an arson investigation while well-wishers donated money to the family to help repair the damage.On Tuesday, Mrs Williams however revealed it was her husband who had started the fire.

Source: White husband confesses to setting cars on fire and painting racial slur on garage door | Daily Mail Online