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PBC News & Comment: Media Gatekeepers at The Intercept Take Swipes at Greenwald

To their lasting disgrace, Intercept editors and Naomi Klein hammer Greenwald for calling out their efforts to protect the Bidens…–Greenwald’s resignation and claims of censorship reverberate; read Matt Taibbi here, MintPress here

The Guardian reports that Facebook human moderators took manual control to limit distribution of NY Post report on Hunter Biden’s laptop

Buzzfeed exposes Facebook’s quiet suspension of political groups this year

–Britain’s Daily Mail gave better coverage of Zuckerberg’s explanations in Senate hearing this week

–more evidence that Facebook was used by armed extremists groups to recruit and communicate

–in new, in-depth interview, filmmaker Leslie Iwerks talks about new documentary, Selling Lies, detailing 2016 fake news on social media created in Macedonia

–ransomware attacks on 9 US hospitals are blamed on Russian criminal hacking gang, Wizard Spider

–Chris Christie gets punked, and not by Borat

–Court watchers try to explain the incoherent election interference by SCOTUS

–at ConsortiumNews, Nozomi Hayase calls to resist the “lesser of 2 evils”

–offshore ace commentator Pepe Escobar previews Biden’s “Blob”, the team that would serve up same old neocon regime change policies, and offers more detail than NY Times report

–Trump donor Louis DeJoy succeeded in slowing down mail delivery

–labor unions have floated the idea of a general strike if Trump loses but refuses to go

–Louisville cop who killed Breonna Taylor sues her boyfriend in bizarre deflection of his own blunders

–our daily Covid-19 update, prepared by Linda Lewis

NY Times exposes Bill Barr’s effort to kill suit against Turkish Bank, another reason to dis-bar the AG