Tag Archives: media manipulation

Chris Hedges Conversation with Matt Taibbi, Part 2 of the Deep Rot in American Journalism

Not only media manipulation but also Media addiction.

6 Elements of Police Spin: An Object Lesson in Copspeak by Adam Johnson

Why do these reporters and editors take simple, straightforward events such as one person shooting and killing another and turn it into rhetorical highwire act?

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 […]

Glenn Greenwald: The “Cuban Twitter” Scam Is a Drop in the Internet Propaganda Bucket

The “Cuban Twitter” Scam Is a Drop in the Internet Propaganda Bucket By Glenn Greenwald  4 Apr 2014  The Intercept   A woman uses her cellphone as she sits on the Malecon in Havana, Cuba. Image credit: Franklin Reyes/AP This week, the Associated Press exposed a secret program run by the U.S. Agency for International Development to create “a […]

[Video] Bruce Gagnon: Manipulating the Media Still Continues

Operation Mockingbird, CIA Media Control Program Posted by Bruce K. Gagnon  August 28th, 2013  Organizing Notes  Hajduk28 Video on the CIA funding and manipulation of the U.S. news media.  Operation Mockingbird was a secret Central Intelligence Agency campaign to influence domestic and foreign media beginning in the 1950s. According to the Congress report published in […]