Home > Terms > English (EN) > Internet Fraud High Profile Methods

Internet Fraud High Profile Methods

Example of Media Bias:

Many people only read the headline and the first paragraph of a news story. That is why it is extremely important for media outlets to provide accurate headlines that do not spin a false narrative.

The following is a Wall Street Journal headline in the April 14, 2017 print edition:

The first paragraph of the article reads as follows:

WASHINGTON—The U.S. military mistakenly killed 18 of its own allies in Syria in a misdirected airstrike meant to hit Islamic State fighters, Pentagon officials said Thursday.

The caption for the photo accompanying the article reads:

“Fighters from the Syrian Democratic Forces on Thursday carrying the coffins of their comrades killed in a misdirected U.S. airstrike.”

Collect to Blossary

Member comments

You have to log in to post to discussions.

Terms in the News

Billy Morgan

Sports; Snowboarding

The British snowboarder Billy Morgan has landed the sport’s first ever 1800 quadruple cork. The rider, who represented Great Britain in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, was in Livigno, Italy, when he achieved the man-oeuvre. It involves flipping four times, while body also spins with five complete rotations on a sideways or downward-facing axis. The trick ...

Marzieh Afkham

Broadcasting & receiving; News

Marzieh Afkham, who is the country’s first foreign ministry spokeswoman, will head a mission in east Asia, the state news agency reported. It is not clear to which country she will be posted as her appointment has yet to be announced officially. Afkham will only be the second female ambassador Iran has had. Under the last shah’s rule, Mehrangiz Dolatshahi, a ...

Weekly Packet

Language; Online services; Slang; Internet

Weekly Packet or "Paquete Semanal" as it is known in Cuba is a term used by Cubans to describe the information that is gathered from the internet outside of Cuba and saved onto hard drives to be transported into Cuba itself. Weekly Packets are then sold to Cuban's without internet access, allowing them to obtain information just days - and sometimes hours - after it ...

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)

Banking; Investment banking

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is an international financial institution established to address the need in Asia for infrastructure development. According to the Asian Development Bank, Asia needs $800 billion each year for roads, ports, power plants or other infrastructure projects before 2020. Originally proposed by China in 2013, a signing ...


Online services; Internet

Spartan is the codename given to the new Microsoft Windows 10 browser that will replace Microsoft Windows Internet Explorer. The new browser will be built from the ground up and disregard any code from the IE platform. It has a new rendering engine that is built to be compatible with how the web is written today. The name Spartan is named after the ...

Featured Terms

joshua majekadegbe
  • 0


  • 2


  • 2


Industry/Domain: History Category: World history

Containment Policy

The containment Policy was adopted by the United States during the Cold War era, in order to prevent the spread of communism abroad. This policy was ...


Featured blossaries

British food

Category: Food   1 1 Terms

Top Ten Instant Noodles Of All Time 2014

Category: Food   1 10 Terms

Browers Terms By Category