Tag Archives: fake news

Jurors to Decide What Constitutes Journalism in Trial of J20 Inauguration Protests

“It’s truly an Orwellian moment.”

Google’s Eric Schmidt Admits Political Censorship Of Search Results

Google’s efforts are just one part of a much wider government-corporate drive to assert control over the flow of information over the Internet…

Origins of the Russian “Media Threat” by Diana Johnstone

It is not hard to imagine a dialogue between Mediacrat, Psyops, Politician and Think Tanker – perhaps sitting around during a coffee break at the annual Bilderberg get together.    By Diana Johnstone  Global Research  November 18, 2017 Region: Russia and FSU, USA   Theme: Media Disinformation Mediacrat: We know the sheeple are stupid and believe everything we tell them over […]

Henry Giroux | Democracy on life support: Donald Trump’s first anniversary

Trump has sucked all of the oxygen out of democracy and has put in play a culture and mode of politics that kills empathy, wallows in cruelty and fear and mutilates democratic ideals.

Chris Hedges and Robert Scheer Discuss the Silencing of the Left (Video)

“I consider this one of the most frightening moments, and I’ve been around a long time,” Scheer said.

Elites ‘Have No Credibility Left:’ Interview With Journalist Chris Hedges

These party elites, consumed by greed, myopia and a deep cynicism, have a death grip on the political process. They’re not going to let it go, even if it all implodes.

Henry A. Giroux | Donald Trump’s passion for cruelty

U.S. President’s apparent passion for cruelty speaks to a greater American illness.

Google Censors Block Access to CounterPunch and Other Progressive Sites

This conversion of Google into a Censorship engine is not a trivial development.  

The Orwellian-Octopus of the Entrenched-Interests Media

Does the media you ingest benefit the same old parties and people – left and right – who refuse to effect meaningful change? Does the media you take in day in and day out, feed the perpetual war machine…?

NYT’s New ‘Reader Center’ Already Proving a Step Backward in Accountability

Even among the two items that did raise coverage concerns, the degree to which this new Reader Center pales in comparison to a dedicated public editor was clear.

Leftist celebs flirt with violence, get it on baseball field by Jon Rappaport

These celebs are clueless.

Henry Giroux | Trump Versus Comey: The Politics of Lawlessness, Lying and Fake News

What Comey implies but does not state directly is that Trump wanted to turn the FBI into the loyal arm and accomplished agent of corrupt political power.

Jeff Dietrich | Humiliation of the Word

“By filling the media space with bizarre inventions and brazen denials, purveyors of fake news hope to mobilize potential supporters with righteous wrath—and to demoralize potential opponents by nurturing the idea that everybody lies and nothing matters.”

UK Column News | Syria, Facebook British Style (Video)

UK perspectrives on the US and Sytia, chemical weapons, Facebook and phychologiccal warfare through social media

Spiritual Practice in the Time of the Mad King

Self-care, activism, and community in the time of the mad king.

Robert Parry | The Politics Behind ‘Russia-gate’

There is a grave danger in playing partisan “gotcha” over U.S. relations with the world’s other major nuclear superpower

Robert Mercer: the big data billionaire waging war on mainstream media

Marshall McLuhan: “World War III will be a guerrilla information war,” it says. “With no divisions between military and civilian participation.”

Randall Amster | Faux Real: What’s in Your Worldview?

It’s a pitch as old as the hills; we know it yet we still buy it.

DN! Glenn Greenwald: On U.S. Media, Fake News, DNC Emails, WikiLeaks and Russia

“WashPost Is Richly Rewarded for False News About Russia Threat While Public Is Deceived.”