Tag: mainstream media

Nov 28 2022

wETH Joke Makes Bloomberg Laughing Stock

Reading Time: 2 minutes A joke about wETH depegging has led to a Bloomberg becoming a crypto laughing stock The outlet...

Oct 14 2022

This Bitcoin Mine Is Getting Rid Of Pennsylvania’s Leftover Coal Waste

Who’s going to put leftover coal to use powering the world’s most incredible financial network? Bitcoin, that’s who. Another day, another story about bitcoin mining actually protecting the environment in a practical way. This time we travel to the previously-abandoned Panther Creek Energy Facility in coal country, Pennsylvania. Stronghold Digital Mining purchased it and, besides mining, it’s using it to consume the leftover...

Sep 20 2022

Four Stories From Argentina, Where Bitcoin And Crypto Rule The Land

In current-day Argentina inflation is no joke and prices change every day. That means it’s fertile ground for bitcoin and crypto adoption. “The central bank has warned repeatedly about the risk of investing in volatile digital currencies, and some adopters are taking it carefully,” says Reuters. Once in a blue moon, mainstream...

Aug 03 2022

The NY Times Feature On Bitcoin Maximalism Is Full Of Surprises. Here Are A Few

Is The NY Times changing its tune? Not exactly, but it’s a start. And a big improvement over the mainstream media’s constant attacks on bitcoin. The newspaper interviewed notable bitcoiners, quoted them without twisting their words, and let them present the case for bitcoin supremacy. Of course, The NY Times also sneaked their usual points of contention against bitcoin. It’s only fair and...

Jul 26 2022

Alternative Media Attacks Bitcoin: A Response To “Bitcoin Cannot Free Palestine”

It’s obvious that bitcoin can’t free Palestine, let’s begin there. The bitcoin network just offers better money, not a miracle cure. It offers a decentralized currency that can’t be debased by any government, no more, no less. The author of “Bitcoin Cannot Free Palestine...

Jul 08 2022

The New York Times’ Latest Attack On El Salvador And BTC Won’t Age Well, Pt. 2

It’s time for The New York Times’ worst lies about El Salvador. Also, for the newspaper’s counterpoint, in which they admittedly and commendably reflect favorable points of view. As we said in the previous article, “It’s important to remember that we’re less than a...

The New York Times’ Latest Attack On El Salvador And BTC Won’t Age Well, Pt. 1

The New York Times joined the rest of mainstream media in kicking bitcoin when it’s down. Even though the world’s economy is clearly in the red across the board, bitcoin deniers are having the time of their lives declaring bitcoin dead. That puts Nayib Bukele and El Salvador’s bitcoin bet in mainstream media’s sights. The title gives away The New York Times’ intentions...

Jun 21 2022

Crypto Crash – What They Said

Reading Time: 2 minutesThe crypto crash of the past 10 days has attracted the usual examples of schadenfreude, opprobrium, and bad takes from the mainstream media writers who can finally say ‘we told you so’. Never mind the fact that the crypto space put on 2,600% while they were saying it was all...

May 12 2022

LUNA Collapse – What They Said

Reading Time: 2 minutes The LUNA/Terra USD collapse has been discussed non- stop for three days in the crypto space The mainstream media has also been reporting on the collapse of the algorithmic stablecoin The takes were, in the main, as would be expected This...

Apr 12 2022

The Legendary TV Show “60 Minutes” Turns Its Eye To El Salvador’s Bitcoin Beach

It doesn’t get much mainstream than CBS’s “60 Minutes.” The legendary newsmagazine debuted in 1968 and has been going strong ever since. And now, they’re talking about El Zonte AKA Bitcoin Beach, the place where it all started. How did it start, though? Even though Bitcoinist has written extensively...

Mar 30 2022

Ripple & Greenpeace Join Forces For Ridiculous Campaign To Change Bitcoin To PoS

Who’s Chris Larsen trying to fool? Even though the Chairman of Ripple claims that “the company is not involved in this campaign,” their latest PR stunt is as obvious as it gets. Another million-dollar attack on bitcoin, once again using the ESG angle and a set of...

Mar 23 2022

Wholeheartedly Agreeing With The Telegraph’s Latest Attack On BTC In El Salvador

The Telegraph’s latest hatchet job on El Salvador’s bitcoin strategy is right on the money. In a hilarious twist of events, mainstream media’s latest attack on the volcano bonds makes the case for bitcoin in all its glory. Everything that the article “The...

Mar 03 2022

Lamar Wilson Explains Bitcoin’s Value Prop In Black America’s Biggest Radio Show

Entrepreneur and bitcoin educator Lamar Wilson brought the heat to The Breakfast Club. The self-proclaimed “World's Most Dangerous Morning Show” airs in most U.S. radio markets, plus it lives as a podcast and as a YouTube show. So, this is as mainstream as it gets. And bitcoiners made their way to it, as they seem to...

Feb 21 2022

Bitcoin Supporters Enjoy Credit Suisse Corruption News

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bitcoin supporters have enjoyed the news that Credit Suisse has helped criminals hide their money Drug traffickers and corrupt politicians were among the clients allowed to open accounts by Credit Suisse Bitcoin is often targeted as a...

Jan 19 2022

Cryptocurrency News Coverage Echoes 2021 Negativity Cycle

Reading Time: 2 minutes Negativity surrounding the cryptocurrency sector from mainstream media outlets has reached 2021 levels Media outlets savaged cryptocurrency during its May-July 2021 slump The sentiment cycles are becoming clearer and clearer each time...

Jan 08 2022

Mozilla Rows Back on Cryptocurrency Donations

Reading Time: 2 minutes Mozilla has rowed back on its acceptance of cryptocurrency donations A huge backlash followed Mozilla’s announcement, with climate concerns once again the chief worry The backlash shows the power of...

Jan 04 2022

Three Ways Bitcoin is Under Attack on Its 13th Birthday

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bitcoin celebrates its 13th birthday today - the day in 2009 that the Genesis block was mined Bitcoin has survived where many said it would fail and is stronger than ever However, there are still those who wish to do it harm...

Nov 10 2021

UK Crypto Ban Poll Highlights Lack of Education

Reading Time: 2 minutes A UK poll recently found that 45% of respondents favored a ban on cryptocurrencies on the back of environmental concerns The poll showed that respondents were under the assumption that all tokens are mined like Bitcoin The poll also showed an...

Sep 15 2021

Yet Another Reminder That Many Bitcoin Critics Are Subpar

The funny thing is that Bitcoin is going to win in such a fantastic way because it is rooted in proof of work.The below is a direct excerpt of Marty's Bent Issue #1076: "Yet Another Reminder That Many Bitcoin Critics Are Subpar." Sign up for the newsletter here....

Sep 14 2021

Reuters Blames Lack of Crypto Regulation For Walmart/LTC Mess

Reading Time: 2 minutes Reuters has sensationally tried to shift the blame for its Walmart/Litecoin balls up onto cryptocurrency regulation The outlet, which didn’t verify its sources before posting the story, blamed a lack of regulation on the space for their mistake...

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