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Russian Media RT, Sputnik to Be 'Deranked' in Searches

At the Halifax International Security Forum on Saturday, Alphabet Chairman Eric Schmidt said search algorithms would be used to limit the reach of articles, the BBC reported.“We’re well aware of this one, and we’re working on detecting this kind of scenario you’re describing and deranking those kinds of sites,” Schmidt said.

Edward Herman, 92, Critic of U.S. Media and Foreign Policy, Dies

University Archives, University of Pennsylvania

Edward Herman, an economist who joined the linguist Noam Chomsky in accusing the United States of foreign policy hypocrisy and the mass media of complicity in parroting government propaganda, died on Nov.Photo

“Manufacturing Consent” concluded that “market forces, internalized assumptions and self-censorship” motivate newspapers and television networks to stifle dissent.