Reading Time: 9 minutes The web is buzzing about that clever Errol Morris anti-conspiracy video on the NY Times’s website. WhoWhatWhy interviewed the expert featured in the video about the strange JFK assassination figure “Umbrella Man,” and found a big problem with the central assertion. In fact, our research casts doubts not only on the most recent JFK propaganda, but on the New York Times itself.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Think the BP oil spill was cleaned up? Think again.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Hey—it’s the weekend. Time to chill.
Reading Time: 2 minutes The recent winner of the 2011 James Dyson Award offers a low-tech and original solution to one of the world’s major problems.
Reading Time: 3 minutes So the practices of Murdoch’s News Corp have led to a wider inquiry into so-called “phone hacking” and other illegal activities in the media in general. But who’s looking at the legal activities?
Reading Time: 2 minutes How to turn junk mail into a form of protest, what it’s like to be clinically dead for an hour, and bizarre beach creatures.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Anyone who read WhoWhatWhy’s investigation of seeming ties between Saudi royalty and the alleged 9/11 hijackers knows that Lloyd’s of London had sued powerful Saudi interests, then abruptly withdrew its suit. Good news: WhoWhatWhy is now making available that here-and-gone legal filing.
Reading Time: < 1 minute WhoWhatWhy Editor Russ Baker Talks Occupy Wall Street With Thom Hartmann, Nov. 9, 2011.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Here’s your chance to give us feedback about WhoWhatWhy. Will you answer just 12 questions? This will help us better deliver what you want from the site. In appreciation, we’ll enter you in a raffle to meet WhoWhatWhy founder and editor Russ Baker, and get an inscribed copy of his book, Family of Secrets.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Investigative journalist Russ Baker talks about his book ( http://www.familyofsecrets.com ) and his news project https://whowhatwhy.org at a talk in Santa Fe, New Mexico.