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276 Tesla Headlines: 116 Negative & 80 Positive — #Pravduh About #Tesla, October Week 1

October 8th, 2018 | by Chanan Bos

Last week included record-shattering production and delivery numbers from Tesla and thus a dramatic shift in the US automotive market. The American-made Model 3 became the 4th highest selling car in the United States and was for the second month in a row the highest grossing car in the United States. It was the only car in the top 7 produced by an American car company. Furthermore, the Model 3 totally demolished the competition in the luxury car market and Tesla as a whole was the top selling luxury vehicle brand in the country. The week also included an SEC lawsuit regarding some of Elon's tweets and a settlement regarding that lawsuit. How did the headlines match up with that news and more? Read on to find out


NYTimes Coverage Of Elon Musk Twitter Outburst Regurgitates What Pissed Him Off In The First Place — #Pravduh

May 27th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan

I just published a long piece on why I think Tesla CEO Elon Musk was so wrong in his reactionary, broad-brushed response to certain media coverage. But as a great reminder of what has been raising his blood pressure for months or years, the NYTimes coverage regurgitated the narratives that have pushed Elon over the edge — without putting them in proper context. Ugh. Do you have to do such a poor job responding to his criticisms when we need to convince Sir Elon to keep away from generic media bashing


Are Electric Cars “Green” No Matter Where You Plug-In?

April 20th, 2012 | by Breath on the Wind

Paul Stenquist of the New York Times attempted to educate us last Sunday by suggesting that pollution from electric cars is as clear as a sixth grade math problem. However, by 9th grade, we should begin to understand that although we can add any numbers together, it is the relationship between those numbers and something in the real world which gives us sensible results


NYTimes Green Jobs Story Misstated Sources Tremendously

September 7th, 2011 | by Stephen Lacey

Shortly after the New York Times released an inaccurate piece on the growth of green jobs, Van Jones expressed anger that the writer used selective quotes from an hour-long interview to satisfy the predetermined conclusion of the article. Now, one of the other key sources, SolFocus VP of Business Development Nancy Hartsoch, is speaking out about the reporter’s selective use of facts to paint an inaccurate picture of her company’s operations. In an exclusive interview, she tells Climate Progress



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