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▶ Truth in Media: Origin of ISIS

[youtube=http://youtu.be/o6kdi1UXxhY] In this episode of Truth in Media, Ben Swann explores the origin of ISIS that has already been long forgotten by American media. Swann takes on the central issue of whether or not ISIS was created by "inaction" by the United States government or by "direct" action. Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times More

The Real News: American Bombs Will Not Defeat ISIS

Vijay Prashad says the Saudis and Iran must be part of a regional solution that includes ending support for jihadists in Syria; the solution will not come from the US military [youtube=http://youtu.be/fiLoTDQehXg] Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook! Check the Rise Up Times page for posts from this blog and more! More

Counterspin Radio> Pardiss Kebriaei on Terror Speech, Bob McChesney on Digital Disconnect

Link: http://www.fair.org/audio/counterspin/CounterSpin053113.mp3 or  Download MP3 This week on CounterSpin: Did Barack Obama's National Defense University speech signal a sea change in White House terrorism policy? That depended on who was doing the listening. For most corporate media, Obama made a sharp turn, speaking of more limited drone killing policies, and discussing the closure of the Guantanamo detention camp. More

Counterspin Radio> Pardiss Kebriaei on Terror Speech, Bob McChesney on Digital Disconnect

Link: http://www.fair.org/audio/counterspin/CounterSpin053113.mp3 or  Download MP3 This week on CounterSpin: Did Barack Obama's National Defense University speech signal a sea change in White House terrorism policy? That depended on who was doing the listening. For most corporate media, Obama made a sharp turn, speaking of more limited drone killing policies, and discussing the closure of the Guantanamo detention camp. More

Thomas Hedges> Access Skews Coverage of Syrian War

Access Skews Coverage of Syrian War By Thomas Hedges, Center for Study of Responsive Law Mar 8, 2013  truthdig.com A Free Syrian Army fighter displays a damaged ordinance in Aleppo, Syria. AP/Andoni Lubak The attacks are a reminder that the civil war in Syria is not a romantic democratic uprising, although one could get that More

Thomas Hedges> Access Skews Coverage of Syrian War

Access Skews Coverage of Syrian War By Thomas Hedges, Center for Study of Responsive Law Mar 8, 2013  truthdig.com A Free Syrian Army fighter displays a damaged ordinance in Aleppo, Syria. AP/Andoni Lubak The attacks are a reminder that the civil war in Syria is not a romantic democratic uprising, although one could get that More

As’ad AbuKhalil> Syria: Shameful Performance of Western Media

Syria: Shameful Performance of Western Media By As'ad AbuKhalil - Mon, 2012-07-30 19:11- Angry Corner  Al Akhbar English The performance of the Western media (American, British, French and others) regarding the Syrian conflict has been quite shameful. One does not expect much from American media. Ill-informed foreign editors and correspondents and political cowardice turn American media More

As’ad AbuKhalil> Syria: Shameful Performance of Western Media

Syria: Shameful Performance of Western Media By As'ad AbuKhalil - Mon, 2012-07-30 19:11- Angry Corner  Al Akhbar English The performance of the Western media (American, British, French and others) regarding the Syrian conflict has been quite shameful. One does not expect much from American media. Ill-informed foreign editors and correspondents and political cowardice turn American media More

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