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Jul 01 2015

Zero for 40 at Predicting Terror Attacks: Why Do Media Still Take FBI Warnings Seriously?

On Monday, several mainstream media outlets repeated the latest press release by the FBI that country was under a new “heightened terror alert” from “ISIL-inspired attacks” “leading up to the July 4th weekend.” One of the more sensational outlets, CNN, led with the breathless warning on several of its cable programs, complete with a special report by The Lead’s Jim Sciutto in primetime: The threat was given extra credence when former CIA director—and consultant at DC PR firm Beacon Global Strategies—Michael Morell went on CBS This Morning (DATE) and scared the ever-living bejesus out of everyone by saying he “wouldn’t be […]

Jun 30 2015

RecentISISArrests

RecentISISArrests
Jun 30 2015

Zero for 40 at Predicting Terror Attacks: Why Do Media Still Take FBI Warnings Seriously?

On Monday, several mainstream media outlets repeated the latest press release by the FBI that country was under a new “heightened terror alert” from “ISIL-inspired attacks” “leading up to the July 4th weekend.” One of the more sensational outlets, CNN, led with the breathless warning on several of its cable programs, complete with a special report by The Lead’s Jim Sciutto in primetime: The threat was given extra credence when former CIA director—and consultant at DC PR firm Beacon Global Strategies – Michael Morell went on CBS This Morning and scared the ever-living bejesus out of everyone by saying he […]

Jun 30 2015

TerrorAlert

TerrorAlert
Jun 30 2015

Zero for 40 at Predicting Terror Attacks: Why Do Media Still Take FBI Warnings Seriously?

On Monday, several mainstream media outlets repeated the latest press release by the FBI that country was under a new “heightened terror alert” from “ISIL-inspired attacks” “leading up to the July 4th weekend.” One of the more sensational outlets, CNN, led with the breathless warning on several of its cable programs, complete with a special report by The Lead’s Jim Sciutto in primetime:       The threat was given extra credence when former CIA director – and consultant at DC PR firm Beacon Global Strategies – Michael Morell – went on CBS Sunday morning and scared the ever-living bejesus […]

Jun 30 2015

Confusing Lending and Spending at the New York Times

A New York Times headline refers to “trillions” of dollars being spent by central banks. In fact, central banks have not spent this money, they have lent this money, mostly by buying government bonds.

Jun 30 2015

Confusing Lending and Spending at the New York Times

A New York Times headline refers to “trillions” of dollars being spent by central banks. In fact, central banks have not spent this money, they have lent this money, mostly by buying government bonds.

Jun 30 2015

Confusing Lending and Spending at the New York Times

Protest at Greek parliament building (photo: Marko Djurica/Reuters)

A New York Times headline refers to “trillions” of dollars being spent by central banks. In fact, central banks have not spent this money, they have lent this money, mostly by buying government bonds.