Posted December 28, 2023 7:00 am by Comments

By Lee Williams

(Photo illustration from licensed Shutterstock account.)by Lee WilliamsThe Trace, the propaganda arm of former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg’s antigun empire, recently published their picks for “The Most Memorable Gun Violence Journalism of 2023.”If there was a Pulitzer Prize category for gaslighting or agitprop, the 14 stories highlighted by the Trace would all be serious contenders.CNN leads the list, of course, with their entry “Gun violence has affected most families in the US, new survey finds,” which was published in April. CNN’s journalists based their story on data from the long-debunked Gun Violence Archive.“Mass shootings have escalated in recent years, reaching a record pace in 2023,” the story states. “There have been at least 146 incidents so far this year, according to the Gun Violence Archive, leaving more than 200 people dead and hundreds more injured.”Any data from the Gun Violence Archive, we have shown numerous times, is about as reliable as a $20 Rolex. Keep in mind the GVA claims there were 417 mass shootings in 2019. The FBI says there were 30, because it uses a much narrower and realistic definition.This year, the GVA claims there have been more than 72,000 shootings, of which 636 were mass

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