"Flag Of Jihad" By Unknown - Unknown, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=1189517
05 Jan 2017

United States Re-Packaged Al Qaeda As ‘Khorasan Group’ To Sell Attack

United States officials misled the public about a Syrian terrorist group, the Khorasan Group, in the run up to air strikes in the country in 2014.

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Image adapted from "Shadows" by kdigga on Flickr
11 Dec 2016

Statement On B.S. Detector’s Apology To Shadowproof And Other Independent News Sites

Shadowproof appreciates the apology from the creator of “B.S. Detector,” a browser extension for flagging “fake news” that wrongly included Shadowproof.com

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Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear - National Mall - Washington, DC. Photo by ep_jhu on Flickr.
06 Dec 2016

B.S. Detector And The Rise Of ‘Fake News’ Detection Software

Developers launched “fake news” detector browser extension that garnered quite bit of popularity but improperly included some websites.

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Trust in mainstream media falling off a cliff
28 Nov 2016

Corporate Media Will Not Save Us From “Fake News”

If “fake news” was simply incorrect information then the mainstream media’s election coverage would certainly count.

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Journalist and co-host of "Unauthorized Disclosure," Rania Khalek
27 Nov 2016

Making An Example Out Of Independent Journalists Who Cover Syria

On this week’s “Unauthorized Disclosure” podcast, journalist Rania Khalek talks a bit about what she has learned while reporting in Syria. Khalek also addresses the smear attacks on her reputation, which led to her resignation from an editorial position at Electronic Intifada. It has impacted her ability to convince media outlets

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Photo by Mike Cogh
26 Nov 2016

Disentangling The Many Media Failures Of 2016

In the wake of the 2016 election, Shadowproof believes it is worthwhile to assess the state of journalism and the need for contrition, especially from those with the most influence and power in the press who failed citizens so miserably. Donald Trump’s election was aided and abetted by liberal journalists, who accelerated the decline of

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New York Times building. Photo by Scott Beale / Laughing Squid on Flickr.
14 Nov 2016

New York Times To ‘Rededicate’ Itself To Journalism After Election Fail

If the New York Times and mainstream media have any hope of regaining their credibility, they have to come clean about their own agenda

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Deia Schlosberg
18 Oct 2016

Journalist Facing Felony Charges For Filming Dakota Access Pipeline Protest Speaks Out

Deia Schlosberg, a climate journalist and filmmaker, faces 45 years in prison for covering a major demonstration against the Dakota Access pipeline.

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New York Times building. Photo by Scott Beale / Laughing Squid on Flickr.
17 Oct 2016

Objectivity Is A Fraud: New York Times Admits Bias, But For Whom?

The issue is not the mainstream media admitting its bias against Trump, but their refusal to admit their bias in favor of the neoliberal status quo.

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Fake image suggesting #TrumpWon started in Russia, which went viral and was initially treated as reality by multiple media outlets.
29 Sep 2016

Establishment Media Caught Promoting Fake Russian Story On #TrumpWon Hashtag

There is a specter haunting the establishment media, the specter of a Trump presidency. This idea is apparently so terrifying that no unethical and hypocritical action is too extreme for “mainstream” journalists to take if it they believe it will damage Trump’s presidential prospects. Enter the Russian threat. Russian President

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