Tag Archives: mainstream corporate media

The Legacy of Psychological Warfare: The Deep State

Together, the anonymous sources of the “deep state” and the mass corporate media have become accustomed to controlling the narrative told to the public.

Diana Johnstone | France: Another Ghastly Presidential Election Campaign; the Deep State Rises to the Surface

Manufacturing Consent

Jeremy Scahill | Seymour Hersh Blasts Media for Uncritically Promoting Russian Hacking Story

Hersh denounced news organizations as “crazy town” for their uncritical promotion…

Ted Rall | Before Trump, the Media Loved “Alternative Facts”

Media malpractice has been so sustained and widespread that it’s hard to know where to start.

Why ‘Pro-Immigrant’ Super Bowl Ads Were Fascist Propaganda

Who’s a Patriot and what is Patriotism’s role in a decaying empire?

Henry A. Giroux | Combating Trump’s Neo-Fascism and the Ghost of “1984”

Wrongheaded Calls to “Give Trump a Chance”

Yonatan Zunger | Trial Balloon for a Coup?

Yesterday was the trial balloon for a coup d’état against the United States. It gave them useful information.

David Brooks’ Anti-PC Screed: Women’s March Edition

Typical of Brooks’ columns, he makes loaded, self-serving assertions without bothering to cite any basis for them.

John Pilger | The Issue is Not Trump, It is Us

“When the truth is replaced by silence,” said the Soviet dissident poet Yevtushenko, “the silence is a lie.”

Chris Hedges | The Real Purpose of the U.S. Government’s Report on Alleged Hacking by Russia

The purposes of the declassified report…offers no evidence of hacking…

‘Fake News’ Isn’t New: Dissecting Two Decades Of War Propaganda

The war for regime change has many fronts, and the battle over the story told to the public is equally powerful.

Glenn Greenwald | Watch How Casually False Claims are Published: New York Times and Nicholas Lemann Edition

…it was the press, not Snowden, which decided what stayed secret and what was reported.

Janine Jackson | Signs Look Grim for Media Picking the Side of Liberty and Dissent

…it’s only when it comes to some of the most powerful people on the planet that the rules change.

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.”

DN! Special: Bernie Sanders Interviewed by Amy Goodman (Video)

In a Democracy Now! special, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders sat down with Amy Goodman at the Free Library of Philadelphia …

DN! Robert Reich: Like a Tyrant, Trump Is Deploying 7 Techniques to Control the Media (Video)

“Democracy depends on a free and independent press, which is why all tyrants try to squelch it,”

7 Reasons that the Corporate Media Is Pro-War

“It was understood that if you fell out of grace [with the Education Department], your business might go away…”

Jay Dyer | The Entire Mainstream Warmongering Media is Fake

…even today known establishment and CIA operatives such as Anderson Cooper (CNN-CBS) and Robert Baer (CNN) regularly “report the facts” to millions of Americans…

Robert Parry | The Orwellian War on Skepticism

On Wednesday, U.S. congressional negotiators approved $160 million to combat what they deem foreign propaganda and the alleged Russian campaign to spread “fake news.”