Tag Archives: The Independent

The World Has Lost All Sense of Perspective When We Mourn the Passing of Prince but Not 500 Migrants

The Taliban set off their explosives at the very wall of the ‘elite’ security force – watch out for that word ‘elite’ – which was supposed to protect the capital. Whole families were annihilated. No autopsies for them. Local television showed an entire family – a mother and father and three children blown to pieces in a millisecond

Media Watchdog Exposes BBC, CNN Propaganda Profits

The investigation began in 2011 after the media uncovered an improper relationship between the Malaysian government and a company making documentaries about Malaysia. By MintPress News Desk  MintPress News  August 20, 2015 LONDON — This week, after a multi-year investigation, a prominent British media watchdog accused multiple TV networks of improperly accepting sponsorship money in […]

Glenn Greenwald: The Perfect Epitaph for Establishment Journalism

‘If MI5 warns that this is not in the public interest who am I to disbelieve them?’, says the former editor of The Independent Published on Monday, October 14, 2013 by The Guardian  CommonDreams.org by Glenn Greenwald Some journalists view this as an inviolable decree that may not be questioned or defied (Photo: Alamy) Like many people, […]

Glenn Greenwald> Snowden: UK government now leaking documents about itself

Glenn Greenwald  theguardian.com, Friday 23 August 2013 The NSA whistleblower says: ‘I have never spoken with, worked with, or provided any journalistic materials to the Independent’ GCHQ’s headquarters on the outskirts of Cheltenham. Photograph: Barry Batchelor/PA (Updated below) The Independent this morning published an article – which it repeatedly claims comes from “documents obtained from the NSA by Edward Snowden” – […]