Khanoisseur 🐶🤦🏻‍♂️🌎 @Khanoisseur Nonpartisan fact-checks + analysis of news (+ 🐶 pics). *Turn notifications on* (Podcast coming). Stuff for @Google @Twitter @Uber @Facebook @Tesla Jun. 20, 2019 1 min read

Clickbait - failing to note Amazon gets tax credits for investing in R&D ($22 billion in 2018 alone, which creates lots of jobs), giving employees stock (which has quadrupled in value over the last 5 years) and for investing in infrastructure (including solar and wind farms).

2. Media when reporting on Amazon’s “low tax bill” also skips mentioning that this stems from carryforward losses from many years that the company was not profitable 👇 so…how do we get media/reporters to brush up on the tax code and provide proper context so public is educated?

3. Media needs to be a bit careful about sloppy reporting about the tech industry (to generate outrage clicks) - could push some key players in the famously liberal tech industry into becoming more conservative if such baseless attacks continue…

You can follow @Khanoisseur.


Tip: mention @threader_app on a Twitter thread with the keyword “compile” to get a link to it.

Enjoy Threader? Sign up.

Threader is an independent project created by only two developers. The site gets 500,000+ visits a month and our iOS Twitter client was featured as an App of the Day by Apple. Running this space is expensive and time consuming. If you find Threader useful, please consider supporting us to make it a sustainable project.