All News Articles for 2021-01-16

Saturday, January 16, 2021
"The findings, from Jan. 9 through Friday," reports the Washington Post, "highlight how falsehoods flow across social media sites—reinforcing and amplifying each other—and offer an early indication of how concerted actions against misinformation can make a difference." (Image: Gage Skidmore/Flickr/cc) 'Talk About a Super Spreader': Analysis Finds Online Election Misinformation Fell by 73% After Trump Barred
After Trump's lies disappeared from Twitter and Facebook, the dissemination of falsehoods and the conversations based on them fell dramatically.
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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) stands in the House Chamber during a reconvening of a joint session of Congress on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. Members of Congress returned to the House Chamber after being evacuated when protesters stormed the Capitol and disrupted a joint session to ratify President-elect Joe Biden's 306-232 Electoral College win over President Donald Trump. (Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images) 'His Conduct Was Seditious': House Democrats From Texas Demand Ted Cruz Be Expelled From Senate
"In his effort to appease Donald Trump and his supporters, Senator Cruz encouraged these terrorists to wage armed insurrection against America."
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Police officers gather to remove activists during an anti-death penalty protest in front of the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC. (Photo: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images) Sotomayor Says 13 People Executed During Trump Killing Spree 'Deserved More From This Court'
"This is not justice," said the liberal Justice after the state murder of Dustin John Higgs as she excoriated the court's conservative majority for essentially rubber-stamping the administration's rushed death penalties.
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Carrying plastic restraints, a member of the pro-Trump insurrectionist mob is seen inside the Senate Chamber on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images) As Democrats Confirm They Did Not Host Pre-Insurrection Capitol Tours, Which GOP Members Can Say the Same?
"I can say with 100% confidence I didn't give any Capitol tours to anyone last week," said Rep. Ocasio-Cortez on Friday. "Any Republicans out there who want to join us in answering this question?"
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