Sunday, 15 December , 2019

Media

How the Western Media Created a Desperate, Starving Gang of Venezuelan...

Journalists generally aren’t supposed to print their own imaginary stories as established fact, but that’s exactly what seems to happen on a regular basis when covering Venezuela. The latest example of this was the viral story of a mob of half starved Venezuelans descending on a zoo to consume a prized show horse. At the time of writing, the latest incarnation of the

Billionaires threaten free speech

Less than 24 hours after Gawker.com was killed by billionaire Peter Thiel’s legal crusade against it, another billionaire couple – Donald and Melania Trump – is already using the same law firm Thiel did to threaten more media organizations into silence. And this time, it could have a direct effect on the presidential election.

‘Most-read’ article at Washington Post calls Israel ‘savage, unrepairable society’

The leftwing movement of criticism of Israel is getting more and more mainstream by the second. Everyone is walking the path; they’re just getting there a little later. The Washington Post, a hotbed of neoconservative ideas for the last 15 years, has another article harshly critical of Israel today, written by an Israeli. And guess what: that article along with yesterday’s article by the two prestige Jewish academics calling for boycott of Israel are the two “most-read” articles on the Post list this morning!

Did the US Plan a First Nuclear Strike?

I quickly read the article and was stunned. The central document was a Top Secret/Eyes Only summary memo of a July 1961 National Security Council meeting written by Howard Burris, the military aide to then-Vice President Lyndon Johnson, which was afterward deposited in the Johnson Archives and eventually declassified. The discussion focused on the effectiveness of a planned nuclear first strike, suggesting that 1963 would be the optimal date since America’s relative advantage in intercontinental nuclear missiles would be greatest at that point.

Fantastic progress of democracy: The New York Times barely notice the...

The Obama administration announced on Monday the beginning of US air strikes in Libya against ISIS targets, marking the fourth country the United States is currently bombing with the goal of “degrading and destroying” the terror group. A campaign that began two years ago this Sunday has now, 50,000 bombs and 25,000 dead ISIS fighters later, expanded to a whole new continent.

75 years since Operation Barbarossa – Revisions…

On 22nd June it will have been 75 years since the commencement of Operation Barbarossa, the Hitlerian invasion of the Soviet Union, the war of extermination, pillage and colonization which was to cost the lives of between 24 and 29 million human beings (according to recent estimates)

Bernie Sanders : The Media Is an Arm of the Ruling...

The ruling class of this country not only controls our political and economic systems, but also the mainstream media and in effect, the news that we consume. Did you know that The Walt Disney Company owns ABC? How about Time Warner? Did you know it owns CNN?

Did the Press Take Down Bernie Sanders?

The rebellious nature of the Vermont senator's presidential bid didn't fit the mainstream media's predetermined scenario. BY NEAL GABLER Earlier this week, even before Hillary Clinton’s...

The media drive to shut down the Sanders campaign

Media pundits and Democratic Party officials have joined forces to pressure Bernie Sanders to shut down his campaign and accept the inevitable.

Extent (and limits) of manipulation by the media

By ERIC BOEHLERT 81:1. Does that ratio seem out of whack? That's the ratio of TV airtime that ABC World News Tonight has devoted to Donald Trump's campaign (81...