Tag: Media Disinformation

The Gambler

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The tale of a Vegas gambler, failed politician, and professional Nazi groupie The war in Ukraine has been a bonanza for grifters. From mercenaries and gun runners to OSINT (Open Source Intelligence) and journalists, a bottomless well of western financing combined with a firehose stream of information both true and...
Max Amstutz, the former head of the world’s largest cement company, Holcim, is calling on Europe, like many other Western warmongers before him, to arm itself massively against China and Russia in preparation for the inevitable major confrontation. The Group he ran in the past failed in the world’s largest...
Misinformation Breeds More Fear of Minority Groups Along With Misunderstanding About Disease Itself Careless messaging by global health agencies about the outbreak of monkeypox virus has created widespread public confusion, including associating the infectious disease with gay and bisexual men and with Africans. The unwarranted and needless situation is a public...
“A 60 Minutes team actually come to Nicaragua to interview the people that live here whose lives have improved amazingly since 2007 with free universal education and health care.” Dear 60 Minutes: I was appalled to see your program on Nicaragua of June 19, 2022. I have enjoyed many other 60...
Among “unworthy victims” ignored by western media In the first week of July, Ukrainian army bombing of the Donetsk People’s Republic—carried out with western supplied weapons—resulted in the death of four children. One of those kids was a 10-year-old girl, Veronica Sergeevna Badina, who was killed by a standard NATO 155...
The June 23 BBC article by Bernd Debusmann, “US Immigration: They’d rather die than return to Nicaragua,” confirms that the corporate media consistently make every article an attack on its Sandinista Government. Of four Nicaraguans interviewed for this article from the department of Esteli, two are peasants from villages, one...
Yellow Journalism of the Hearst Era Is Alive and Well in the 21st Century There is a wise old maxim that says, “The first step on the road to wisdom is to call things by their right names.” So, let’s do that. "Fake News" has been around a long while: The...
In November 2018, The New York Times ran a front-page article titled “In North Korea, Missile Bases Suggest a Great Deception.” Co-authored by Pulitzer-winning correspondent David E. Sanger, the article cited satellite imagery and a report by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) to argue that North Korea was continuing...
Some Victims Are More Worthy Than Others in Our Orwellian Media Landscape The U.S. media have been dominated by images of Ukrainians suffering under the Russian invasion. New York Times columnist David Brooks wrote characteristically that Joe Biden had “masterly and humbly helped organize a global coalition” of Good and Democracy—and...
On January 29th, The Washington Post published an op-ed by the well-known Yale historian Timothy Snyder, titled “Putin’s case for invading Ukraine rests on phony grievances and ancient myths.” In a key passage, the article reads: Last July, Vladimir Putin supplied the mythical basis for Russian war propaganda in an essay titled “On the Historical Unity...