Tag Archives: Associated Press

Did the Press Take Down Bernie Sanders?

The media have a script for elections, and in that script the presumed losers are always marginalized and even dismissed.

Mnar Muhawesh: ‘We Don’t Have A Mainstream Media, We Have A Very Extremist Media’

“For anybody that cares about press freedom or democracy, this should concern them,” said Muhawesh. “This has set a very dangerous precedent on our press freedom.”

AP Exclusive: Ferguson no-fly zone was deliberate effort to obstruct media coverage of protests

 “From my own, distant vantage point, it certainly appears that at every turn in the still-unravelling story of the murder of Michael Brown by Officer Darren Wilson, the local status quo has outmaneuvered a compliant MSM [mainstream media] that simply refuses to question…everything!” By Bob Swern  bobswern  Daily Kos  November 2, 2014 attribution: New Yorker Magazine […]

Glenn Greenwald: The “Cuban Twitter” Scam Is a Drop in the Internet Propaganda Bucket

The “Cuban Twitter” Scam Is a Drop in the Internet Propaganda Bucket By Glenn Greenwald  4 Apr 2014  The Intercept   A woman uses her cellphone as she sits on the Malecon in Havana, Cuba. Image credit: Franklin Reyes/AP This week, the Associated Press exposed a secret program run by the U.S. Agency for International Development to create “a […]

Chris Hedges: Monitoring of AP Phones a “Terrifying” Step in State Assault on Press Freedom

 democracynow Published on May 15, 2013 http://www.democracynow.org – The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Chris Hedges joins us to discuss what could mark the most significant government intrusion on freedom of the press in decades. The Justice Department has acknowledged seizing the work, home and cellphone records used by almost 100 reporters and editors at the Associated Press. The […]

Jack Swint> Is Mainstream Media Biting The Bullet For Homeland Security

Is Mainstream Media Biting The Bullet For Homeland Security By Jack Swint (about the author)  September 18, 2012  opednews.com According To Some Media…Recent Stories Exposing DHS Mass Purchase Of Bullets Is Nothing More Than Embellished & Salacious Conspiracy Theory There is no dispute that our government has been buying up large amounts of ammunition. Purchase […]

Top Obama Officials, Secretive Process Create ‘Assassination List’

Top Obama Officials, Secretive Process Create ‘Assassination List’ President Obama’s counter-terrorism chief has “seized the lead” in secretly determining who will die by US drone – Common Dreams staff    Published on Tuesday, May 22, 2012 by Common Dreams US officials with firsthand knowledge of how the government determines who gets put on the CIA and […]