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Distortions

Observations Concerning Distinguishing Facts, Opinions, Lies, and Distortions

Brad Reid | Posted 12.10.2012 | Politics
Brad Reid

Mixing-up fact, opinion, lies, and distortions may seem to be a short-term path to business or political success, but in the long term the informational system will collapse.

Have You Ever Generalized, Deleted Or Distorted The Truth?

Russell Bishop | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

You already know the generalization approach: "These things never...," "I always...," etc. With deletions, the critic simply omits inconvenient data points, and the distortion approach simply twists what has been said to fit the argument.

This Isn't About Wallis vs. Beck -- It's About Biblical Social Justice

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jim Wallis

While I have agreed that the cause of social justice has sometimes been politicized for ideological purposes by both Left and Right, I continue to defend the term itself as biblical.

CNN Drops Dobbs: To All Those Who Joined Us in the Drop Dobbs Campaign

Janet Murguía | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Janet Murguía

Yesterday's resignation came after thousands of people and organizations pressured CNN to stop Dobbs's biased coverage of our community and the immigration debate.

Seth Colter Walls

Obama Ad Targets McCain's "Vile," "Truth Be Damned" Distortions

HuffingtonPost.com | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As promised by campaign manager David Plouffe last week, the Obama team is "taking the fight" to John McCain with a tough new ad entitled "Honor." Wit...

Focus on the Fallacies of James Dobson

Wayne Besen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Wayne Besen

When James Dobson cites research or statistics in this election cycle, news reporters have an obligation to check with the actual researchers who conducted the studies.

Lou Dobbs Rants About Clinton, Obama "Distortions"

The Huffington Post | Dipayan Gupta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

CNN's Jessica Yellin's report on Lou Dobbs' show last night on the back-stabbing half truths of political ad campaigns was apparently a revelation for...