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Marginalizing the news as propaganda for Democrats or Republicans. Igniting a 2020 firestorm. Includes traditional news sources and social media.
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Greenwald: For the past decade, I’ve been writing critically about the American media, usually with a focus on the specific policy and legal topics I know best. So like most politically engaged people, I’ve long been rationally aware of how frequently deceitful and inaccurate claims are passed off by the most respected media outlets as fact, using highly authoritative tones.
Twitter’s recent battle to be able to release a more specific transparency report isn’t just a PR move, Cardozo contends. “I think the six tech companies that sued in the FISA court last year and then rolled over and agreed to the Justice Department’s guidance—I think that was PR. Those companies—Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Apple—declared victory […]
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“In the end the Obama administration is not afraid of whistleblowers like me, Bradley Manning or Thomas Drake,” the letter read. “We are stateless, imprisoned, or powerless. No, the Obama administration is afraid of you. It is afraid of an informed, angry public demanding the constitutional government it was promised — and it should be.” […]
The Personal Side of Taking on the NSA By Glenn Greenwald 27 June 13 , Anow, Guardian UK via Reader Supported News When I made the choice to report aggressively on top-secret NSA programs, I knew that I would inevitably be the target of all sorts of personal attacks and smears. You don’t challenge the […]
Parts I & II> Icelandic Lawmaker Birgitta Jónsdóttir on Challenging Gov’t Secrecy from Twitter to Bradley Manning – YouTube
Birgitta Jónsdóttir has also been the center of a closely watched legal case. Earlier this year, a federal appeals court ruled the government can continue to keep secret its efforts to obtain information from Twitter about her and two others connected to WikiLeaks. April 8, 2013 DemocracyNow.org Icelandic Parliamentarian Birgitta Jónsdóttir played a critical role […]
Anonymous Declares War on WikiLeaks After Syria Files’ Row By GIANLUCA MEZZOFIORE July 13, 2012 2:37 PM GMT International Business Times Anonymous declares war to WikiLeaks (Anonops/WikiLeaks) The Anonymous hacking collective has declared war on whistleblowing website WikiLeaks following a furious Twitter row over the disclosure of two million e-mails from Syrian political figures, ministries […]
Police carry away a protester, one of scores who have been forcefully arrested at the non-violent Occupy Wall Street protest, 09/24/11. (photo: Tina Fineberg/AP) Journalistic “Objectivity” Sours Wall Street Reporting By Michael Tracey 26 September 11 ReaderSupportedNews.org Brian Stelter and the pathology of objectivity. Last night, the New York Times’ Brian Stelter tweeted about the Occupy Wall Street protests, which […]
Editorial note: This video is an excellent example about how the media can be manipulated to promote one viewpoint or another. All our electronic sources can easily be manipulated faked or edited for slant or downright lies, as this video shows. Not only the manipulation of videos, but the use of Twitter is especially sophisticated […]