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Truth In Media Episodes

Truth In Media: How Big Pharma Avoids Accountability With ‘Off Label’...

The Truth In Media Project has released the last segment of of its newest series Truth In Media: Big Pharma, The FDA & Health Propaganda. Part...

Truth In Media: Understanding Big Pharma’s Propaganda Machine

Part 2 of 4, Truth In Media: Big Pharma, The FDA & Health Propaganda

TRUTH IN MEDIA

Watch Seasons 1 & 2 of Ben Swann’s groundbreaking news series Truth In Media as well as interviews with major media outlets. The Truth In Media Project Seasons 1 & 2 are also available to view on demand on YouTube and Hulu.

NEWS

Civil Liberties

Koch Brothers to Spend Millions on Second Chances for Ex-Cons

On the last weekend of January, billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch met with hundreds of Koch network donors in Palm Springs, California to...

Ron Paul Challenges Militarism, Drug War as He Live-Tweets Trump’s SOTU...

Washington, D.C. - On Tuesday evening, former Congressman Dr. Ron Paul announced on his Twitter page that he would be live-tweeting President Trump’s State...

Judge Dismisses Felony Charge Against Jury Nullification Activist

Mecosta Circuit Judge Kimberly Booher dismissed a felony obstruction of justice charge on Wednesday against jury nullification activist and former pastor Keith Wood. According to MLive,...

Civil Liberties – Our rights as human beings and citizens of the world are threatened by political corruption, police militarization, government intrusion and mainstream media disinformation. We must defend our freedoms through truth in media, education and action.

Election 2016

Poll Finds Majority of Americans Believe Obama Administration “Improperly Surveilled” Trump...

Washington, D.C. – A new poll reveals that the majority of the American public believes the Obama administration’s national security apparatus “improperly surveilled” then-candidate...

Is Trump’s Campaign Chairman Hurting His Fund-Raising Efforts?

By hiring Paul Manafort, first as his convention manager and now as his campaign chairman, Donald Trump may have hoped to install a seasoned...

DONEGAN: With GOP, Democrats in Turmoil, Libertarian Party Makes Historic Gains

The unexpected, meteoric rise of celebrity presidential candidate Donald Trump has torn the Republican Party asunder, causing many leading GOP politicos that once represented the...

Election 2016 – Leading up to the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election, TruthInMedia.com reports on the candidates and their platforms, proposed legislation, voter fraud, the Left vs. Right paradigm …

Foreign Policy

Reports: Russian Mercenaries Killed by US Air Strikes in Syria

Deir ez-Zor, Syria— Numerous Russian mercenaries were reportedly killed last week in U.S. attack that has the potential to destabilize an already tumultuous situation....

Defense Sec. Mattis Admits U.S. Has No Evidence Syrian Government Used...

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis confirmed that the U.S. government has no evidence that the Syrian government used sarin gas...

Foreign Policy – Discover the actions of our government beyond our borders and the attitudes about foreign policy held by our political leaders, including the Trans-Pacific Partnership, foreign aid programs, military intervention and more.

Gun Rights

Stabbings Spike By 20 Percent in New York City

New York City has experienced a 20 percent increase in stabbings this year, including a series of high-profile apparently-random stabbing attacks that has sparked fears among...

Following Veto Override, Constitutional Carry to Become Law in West Virginia...

West Virginia's legislature enacted a constitutional carry bill on Saturday through a 23-11 Senate vote to override Democratic Governor Earl Ray Tomblin's veto of the bill. According...

DOJ Names 14 New Defendants Facing Charges for Bundy Ranch Standoff

The Department of Justice announced on Thursday that 14 new defendants will face charges in connection to an April 2014 standoff between the Bureau of...

Gun Rights – Read up on the latest interpretations of the 2nd Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which have led to hotly contested debates around gun control, open-carry laws, ammunition restrictions, body armor bans, and even the use of weaponized drones.

International

Tension Simmers Between Israel and Iran, Syria

Last week, Israel attacked a Syrian government facility that it claimed was used in the production of chemical weapons. That claim was unusual considering...

Brazil’s Largest Newspaper Abandons Facebook; Says News Feed is “Banning Professional...

São Paulo, Brazil— The largest newspaper in Brazil, Folha de S Paulo, announced late last week that due to Facebook's recent changes to their news...

Israel Police Recommend Charging Netanyahu With Corruption

Tel Aviv, Israel— Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been recommended for indictment by Israeli police over allegations he engaged in bribery, fraud and "acting...

International – Learn about the impacts of foreign government affairs on our economy and society, from Syria’s actions against ISIS to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the Charlie Hebdo attack and more.

Government Accountability

Following Corruption Trial, Maryland Lawmaker Proposes Disbanding Baltimore Police Department

Baltimore, MD— After one of the most prominent police corruption cases in Baltimore history concluded with guilty verdicts for former Baltimore Police Detectives Daniel...

Poll Finds Majority of Americans Believe Obama Administration “Improperly Surveilled” Trump...

Washington, D.C. – A new poll reveals that the majority of the American public believes the Obama administration’s national security apparatus “improperly surveilled” then-candidate...

In CBD-Legal Tennessee, Cops Raid Shops Selling Non-THC CBD Gummies

Police in Rutherford County, Tenn. padlocked 23 stores accused of selling non-THC cannabidiol (CBD) gummies in a county-wide raid called Operation: Candy Crush on Monday....

Government Accountability – The need for accountability in government is vast, spanning social programs to business regulation, military action and more. We report on the good, the bad and the ugly of government accountability in the United States.

Activism

UK Judge Refuses to Revoke Assange Arrest Warrant

London, United Kingdom— Despite a United Nations panel finding that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is “arbitrarily being detained” and Swedish prosecutors dropping their criminal investigation and...

Libertarian Student Sues USC Following ‘Free Speech Zone’ Demonstration

As previously reported by Truth In Media's Rachel Blevins, universities in the United States are designating “Free Speech Zones” that restrict the 1st Amendment rights...

Beyonce’s Dancers Emphasize Black Panthers, Mario Woods, Black Lives Matter at...

Beyonce’s politically-charged performance on Sunday, which heavily referenced the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Black Panthers at Super Bowl 50, assisted in...

Activism – We recognize and report on the actions of individuals and organizations defending the U.S. Constitution, human rights, civil liberties and social justice.

Business

Facebook Moves to Ban Advertising Promoting Cryptocurrency

Menlo Park, CA – On Tuesday, Facebook announced a new policy banning ads promoting cryptocurrency, as a means of preventing what the company called...

Businesses Take Negative Outlook After Federal Reserve Raises Rates

An interest rate hike earlier this month looks to negatively affect some businesses as they are least prepared to handle it. In the first increase...

Low Price Of Crude Oil Hits American Foes And Friends

WASHINGTON, December 24, 2015 - Countries heavily dependent on oil exports are losing out on billions of dollars of revenue as crude oil prices...

Business – Catch up on the latest business regulations and learn about minimum wage laws, government subsidies, crony capitalism, taxation, corporate trade and more.

Economy

Top Policy Analyst Tells TED What’s Really Solving Global Poverty

A leading expert in the world of free markets took the stage recently to give a Ted Talk on how advances in trade have done more to solve global poverty than any one thing in human history.

Paul Krugman: Sanders Needs to Distance Himself from ‘Fantasy Economics’

Nobel Prize winning, progressive-leaning economist Paul Krugman said in an op-ed on Wednesday that the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign needs to distance itself from unrealistically...

New ZCash Cryptocurrency Promises Completely Anonymous Transactions

On January 20, developer Zooko Wilcox released an early edition of ZCash, an anonymous alternative cryptocurrency similar to Bitcoin. Wilcox and his team have only...

Economy – What is the state of poverty in America? Is gold money? Will the Federal Reserve raise interest rates anytime soon? We keep you informed on our financial system and economic indicators impacting your everyday life.

Education

Mizzou Loses Around 1,500 Students, Faces Massive Budget Shortfalls

The University of Missouri (MU) is losing about 1500 students and is facing a huge $32 million budget shortfall four months after it attracted national attention as the site of massive race-based campus protests.

Mizzou Diversity Director Tells Protesters To Grow Up, Stop Making Insane...

The chief diversity officer at the University of Missouri (MU) has authored a letter sharply reprimanding the school’s black activist movement, urging it to stop relying on threats and impossible demands.

Colo. State Rep Who Survived Columbine Introduces Bill to Arm Teachers

Colorado State Representative Patrick Neville (R-Castle Rock) has introduced a bill that would allow teachers and faculty in the state who possess a concealed carry...

Education – The standardized testing opt-out movement is growing. Student debt is through the roof. We cover the education issues mainstream media ignores.

Health

Purdue Pharma Claims It Will Stop Marketing OxyContin to Doctors

Purdue Pharmaceuticals, maker of the painkiller OxyContin, will cease marketing its opioid products to doctors amidst the deadly opioid epidemic gripping the United States....

Opioid “Pill Dumping” Investigated in West Virginia

Williamson, WV — An ongoing investigation by the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee has revealed pharmaceutical companies flooding small towns in West Virginia...

Ron Paul Challenges Militarism, Drug War as He Live-Tweets Trump’s SOTU...

Washington, D.C. - On Tuesday evening, former Congressman Dr. Ron Paul announced on his Twitter page that he would be live-tweeting President Trump’s State...

Health – Find the latest on Obamacare, food safety, mandatory vaccinations, public health concerns and environmental impacts on health at TruthInMedia.com.

Interviews

TIM’s Joshua Cook Talks Trump and Sanders on RT’s ‘In The...

Truth in Media's Joshua Cook discussed with RT's Anissa Naouai his thoughts on the rise of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders in the U.S. "It's...

Interview: ICloak CEO Eric Delisle on FBI, Apple and Zero Knowledge...

In an exclusive interview, Truth In Media's Joshua Cook talks with ICLOAK founder and CEO Eric B. Delisle about the FBI, Apple and Zero Knowledge Systems. In the interview, Delisle shares his...

Filmmaker Brian Knappenberger on FBI vs Apple Controversy: ‘Do You Trust...

In an exclusive interview with Truth In Media’s Joshua Cook, filmmaker Brian Knappenberger breaks down the issues surrounding the FBI/Apple controversy and explained what...

Interviews – Ben Swann and the entire TruthInMedia.com team shares exclusive interviews with newsmakers from around the world discussing ongoing issues and news of the day.

Opinion

OPINION: Four Big Questions Still Hang Over The Las Vegas Police...

Key law enforcement officials poke holes into the Las Vegas Police Department’s narrative Missing evidence raises red flags Photos and videos fail to...

Examining Trump’s Meetings on North Korea with “Long-Time Friend” Kissinger

Last Friday, former U.S. Secretary of State and contentious public figure Henry Kissinger made headlines after asserting that North Korea poses the most immediate threat...

NEFF: The Republican Party’s Delegate Allocation Process Is Totally Bonkers

The hotly contested GOP nomination has brought increased attention to the intricacies of primary and caucus rules. While many people are aware of winner-take-all and proportional delegate states, the way Republicans allocate delegates has many bizarre quirks that have largely escaped notice, which could have major consequences in a close election season that could end with a contested convention.

Opinion – Dive into expressed views of what’s happening in our world. These views are the opinions of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of TruthInMedia.com.

Politics

copyright lawsuit

Embedding Tweets Is Copyright Infringement, Court Rules

(DCF) A federal court ruled Thursday that embedding tweets in articles may qualify as copyright infringement, making offenders open to prosecution, Torrent Freak reports. Justin...

Following Corruption Trial, Maryland Lawmaker Proposes Disbanding Baltimore Police Department

Baltimore, MD— After one of the most prominent police corruption cases in Baltimore history concluded with guilty verdicts for former Baltimore Police Detectives Daniel...

Poll Finds Majority of Americans Believe Obama Administration “Improperly Surveilled” Trump...

Washington, D.C. – A new poll reveals that the majority of the American public believes the Obama administration’s national security apparatus “improperly surveilled” then-candidate...

Politics – Discover new and proposed legislation, potential and announced candidates, public testimony, debates and more.

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