Tag Archives: Media Censorship

Sue Lorde’s Song for Palestinians | Stolen Lands and Boycotts

“We will never be devoted to Apartheid and spilled blood”

Pew: US media bias ranks worst in the world

“Large gaps in ratings of the media emerge between governing party supporters and non-supporters. “

Google Censors Block Access to CounterPunch and Other Progressive Sites

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

German Bombshell Bestseller Exposing CIA Media Control Blocked in US (Ulfkotte)

His book caused a sensation in Germany, was a best-seller despite being completely ignored by the same media he was implicating…

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…”

David Swanson | The Incomprehensible Idea: What Opposing All Wars Means

Swanson: Let me give you an idea of how out of touch I am. I would have thought that every peace activist in the United States would oppose the new development of Russia bombing Syria. We’ve always said, and some of us have even believed, that war was immoral and illegal and unacceptable no matter who did it.

Organizing Notes | Bruce Gagnon: Why Do Washington-London-Brussells Hate RT?

Media wars have entered new territory: Secretary of State John Kerry, members of the EU and the military alliance NATO all have singled out this television station – RT – as some kind of security threat. Since when is holding and broadcasting a different opinion or narrative a threat to global media freedom?  By Bruce […]

Robert Parry: ‘Group-Thinking’ the World into a New War

Exclusive: The armchair warriors of Official Washington are eager for a new war, this time with Russia over Ukraine, and they are operating from the same sort of mindless “group think” and hostility to dissent that proved so disastrous in Iraq, reports Robert Parry. By Robert Parry  ConsortiumNews.org  January 30, 2015 If you wonder how the […]

Nozomi Hayase: WikiLeaks’ “Mediastan”; The True Fifth Estate Bringing the First Amendment to the World

“Freedom of Speech is a truly liberational force in the world. It allows us to challenge, and if necessary, reject or dismantle official narratives and structures. It frees thoughts and feelings from the governance of state and corporate power.”    By Nozomi Hayase  Sunday, 03 November 2013  Truthout.org | Film Review     (Image: Journeyman Pictures) Mediastan is a documentary film […]

Mark Weisbrot: Mass Media Helps Keep Americans in the Dark About US Foreign Policy

Mass Media Helps Keep Americans in the Dark About US Foreign Policy By Mark Weisbrot 06 August 2013 The Guardian | Op-Ed  via truthout.org Juana Brito prays over the bodies of her father and an unidentified youth, both killed by Guatemalan soldiers in the civil war 30 years ago, as a team from the Guatemalan Forensic Anthropology Foundation […]

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 […]

Game of drones

Game of drones What are the implications of US news outlets concealing the truth about drones in the interest of national security?  Listening Post Last Modified: 16 Feb 2013 Aljazeera English View the video here. (informative on the media and drones) Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), better known as drones, have crept into modern warfare as quietly as […]

Part II> Narwani> Cry Me a River, Max Blumenthal

Cry Me a River, Max Blumenthal By Sharmine Narwani     June 23, 2012    Mideast Shuffle Imagine: Max Blumenthal can write anything he wants at Al Akhbar…so he quits. Editor’s Note: This posting represents one perspective in the international debate and propaganda war taking place in regard to Syria. This post is a response to […]