EXPOSING THE FUNDING NETWORK
ImpeachDonaldTrumpNow.org, a website run by Free Speech for People and RootsAction, went live the moment Trump took the oath of office. The website claimed that Trump violated the Constitution by refusing “to divest from his business interests.”
After BuzzFeed published the document on Jan. 10, even liberal news outlets including The Washington Post, the Atlantic and Vox criticized Buzzfeed’s choice. But ProPublica President Richard Tofel sided with BuzzFeed, giving it “kudos” on Twitter.
ProPublica, a left-wing nonprofit media outlet funded by George Soros, just launched a brand new project called “Documenting Hate,” to “build authoritative data on hate crimes and bias incidents,”
Grist Magazine is the brainchild of Chip Giller, who “had been an environmentalist since he was a child,” Poynter reported.
InsideClimate News, a news website run by a public relations firm, was started by a consultant of the Rockefeller family, David Sassoon. What started as a blog is now a “pay for play” journalism outlet that allows wealthy foundations to commission series based on preconceived ideas and beliefs.
In 2006, DeSmog Blog entered the Internet’s crowded world of opinion, commentary and news with ambitious goal: to provide balanced coverage to politically charged debates over environmental issues like climate change.