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Lawrence Davidson: How the US Propaganda System Works

Americans are told that other governments practice censorship and propaganda, but not their own. Yet, the reality is quite different with many reasonable viewpoints marginalized and deceptive spin put on much that comes from officialdom. . . . By Lawrence Davidson  ConsortiumNews.com   May 9, 2014 Many Americans assume the U.S. government speaks “the truth” to More

▶ Moyers and Winship: Don’t Let Net Neutrality Become Another Broken Promise

Is Net Neutrality Dead?  Democracy loses if the Internet’s sold to the highest bidder — and that may be exactly what’s about to happen. [vimeo http://vimeo.com/93590762] Full Show: Is Net Neutrality Dead? May 2, 2014 For years, the government has upheld the principle of “Net neutrality,” the belief that everyone should have equal access to More

McChesney and Nichols: Free the Media!

It’s time to get back to our roots—the grassroots—to fight for reform of an increasingly monopolistic and manipulative media. by John Nichols and Robert McChesney  Published on Friday, November 8, 2013 by The Nation  CommonDreams.org FFI:  freepress.net It's time to get rid of corporate control of the Internet. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta) When we helped form the national media-reform network Free Press, More

Glenn Greenwald> How propaganda is disseminated: WikiLeaks Edition

On the eve of a new leak, widely trumpeted Pentagon accusations about the whistleblowing site have proven false Editor's Note:  This article from 2010 is still relevant today as the propaganda machine is in full operation. Thanks to Coleen Rowley for calling it to WAMMToday's attention. BY GLENN GREENWALD  SUNDAY, OCT 17, 2010  Salon.com **ADDS THAT AUTHORITIES More

Glenn Greenwald> How propaganda is disseminated: WikiLeaks Edition

On the eve of a new leak, widely trumpeted Pentagon accusations about the whistleblowing site have proven false Editor's Note:  This article from 2010 is still relevant today as the propaganda machine is in full operation. Thanks to Coleen Rowley for calling it to WAMMToday's attention. BY GLENN GREENWALD  SUNDAY, OCT 17, 2010  Salon.com **ADDS THAT AUTHORITIES More

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