Tag: mainstream media

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...

Aug 07 2021

CNBC Is As Clueless About El Salvador’s Bitcoin Law As Most Mainstream Media

This analysis of the Bitcoin Law will not age well. In a recent episode of CNBC’s “Beyond The Valley” podcast, they tried to cover the risks inherent in El Salvador’s decision to make Bitcoin legal tender and failed miserably. This is a technology-focused specialized podcast. Could they be this clueless? Or did they have an agenda and tried to muddy the waters with...

Jul 29 2021

Bitcoin Already Feeling the Brunt of Ransomware Blame

Reading Time: 2 minutes Five weeks ago we predicted that Bitcoin would soon be blamed for ransomware attacks These blame attacks have already started, with various outlets jumping on the bandwagon The pivot to ransomware attacks was sadly predictable and will only get...

Jul 28 2021

Bitcoin Shrugs off Critics as It Hits $40,000

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bitcoin has shrugged off months of criticism to hit $40,000 yesterday The FUD continued this week with derogatory comments from the IMF and a U.S. senator Bitcoin’s strength has been severely tested in the past two months...

Jun 17 2021

Bitcoin Rent-a-FUD Critic Showcases Ignorance

Reading Time: 4 minutes A Bitcoin critic loved by anti-Bitcoin mainstream media outlets has illustrated his ignorance with his latest piece Pete Howson was discussing El Salvador’s Bitcoin plans but ignored several key aspects The prejudiced piece is symptomatic of the...

Jun 14 2021

What Will Mainstream Media Target When Bitcoin Goes Green?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Mainstream media outlets have taken Bitcoin to task over its environmental impact in 2021 This switch has come about after other arguments have been proved wrong in the past 18 months Bitcoin’s part in ransomware attacks will be the final straw...

Jun 05 2021

Bitcoin / Banking System Energy Debate is Flawed

Reading Time: 4 minutes Bitcoin has come under fire for its energy use in recent months Supporters have taken to comparing it to the energy used by the global banking system, but this is a mistake The global banking system is so integral that it justifies its energy...

May 19 2021

China Crypto Ban ‘News’ Completes 2017 FUD Bingo Card

Reading Time: 2 minutes News of a China crypto ban has caused another Bitcoin price drop Chinese financial institutions will no longer be able to offer crypto products A China crypto ban adds to Bitcoin scaling arguments, environmental worries, and Tether concerns to...

May 14 2021

FUD Cannon Hits Crypto Markets For $35 Billion

Reading Time: 2 minutes The crypto market was hit with the FUD cannon yesterday as two pieces of news temporarily wiped $35 billion off the market value Elon Musk continued his hypocritical anti-Bitcoin vibe while a probe into Binance was also suggested These combined...

Apr 22 2021

Bitcoin Price Analysis – Are Bitcoin prices still going STRONG?

The cryptocurrency market witnessed a sudden crash in prices last week. Many investors were afraid that an upcoming crash is yet to happen. Even Bill Gates went to the mainstream media and said...

Mar 07 2021

Kings of Leon Comments Prove the Power of Mainstream Media

Reading Time: 3 minutes Mainstream media outlets have changed their attacks on crypto from fundamentals to focus on energy consumption With Bitcoin’s fundamentals and use case no longer up for debate, outlets have had to resort to unprovable claims about the environmental angle...

Mar 01 2021

Saturday Sees Bitcoin Hit by Mainstream Media FUD Attack

Reading Time: 3 minutes Bitcoin was hit by five separate attacks by mainstream media outlets on one day this weekend Saturday saw various outlets criticize everything from its environmental footprint to Bitcoin ATMs Negative mainstream media coverage has soared along...

Feb 16 2021

Financial Times’ Bitcoin Obsession Hits New Heights

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Financial Times has always had a thing about Bitcoin, but that ‘thing’ has burgeoned into a full blown obsession The newspaper mentioned Bitcoin 23 times in a four-day span last week The newspaper...

Jan 05 2021

When to ACTUALLY say Bitcoin Price is crashing down

The mainstream media LOVES to boast regular market events and turn them into clickbait articles. This has been the case lately with Bitcoin, which saw in the previous weeks a massive price hike. It is very normal to...

Dec 21 2020

Financial Times Channels Scrooge in Bitcoin Admission

Reading Time: 4 minutes The Financial Times, which has dismissed Bitcoin since first coming across it in 2011, may be on the verge of a Scrooge-like change of heart The Financial Times has finally admitted that Bitcoin might not be the Ponzi tulip scam it has...

Dec 01 2020

Bitcoin All-time High – How it Was Reported

Reading Time: 3 minutes Bitcoin broke its all-time high yesterday, reaching $19,865 on Binance Mainstream media interest in Bitcoin has picked up in recent weeks How did the world’s media cover this groundbreaking event? Bitcoin hit record highs yesterday, with...

Nov 26 2020

No, The Queen Is Not “Interested” in Blockchain

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Queen has appeared to have expressed interest in blockchain technology in a letter to the president of the British Blockchain Association However, the letter was a standard polite reply after Dr. Naseem Naqvi sent her the sixth edition of The Journal...

Nov 22 2020

Bitcoin Is in the News, but The Bull Market Isn’t Over

Reading Time: 3 minutes Bitcoin was back in the news this week, with the British press commenting on its positive price action for the first time since 2017 Some took this as a sign that Bitcoin was close to topping out, having ignored the signs three years ago There...

Nov 19 2020

UK Mainstream Media Finally Notices Bitcoin’s Massive Move

Nov 19 2020 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  bitcoin bitcoin news mainstream media

Reading Time: 2 minutes British mainstream media outlets all raced to report on Bitcoin hitting $17,000 on Tuesday A large number of outlets reported on the price action on the same day, although the tone was still one of surprise and skepticism U.S. papers barely...

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