Media Smear directed against Global Research


In the August 23, 2011 edition of the National Post, Terry Glavin published an article which on all counts serves as a smear campaign against Global Research. Amongst other defamatory statements, he describes the Centre as a “Canadian Club of crackpots”.

We bring to the attention of our readers excerpts of this National Post article (below) and invite you to read through the complete article, available by clicking here.

It is important to consider both the content and motivation behind this aggressive piece, which contains a lengthy “critique” of  Global Research. Although Mr. Glavin states outright that “the Centre would not normally be worth noticing except for a laugh,” he nonetheless goes to considerable effort to spell out a string of rhetoric about why, in his opinion, the Centre and its projects, research and analysis (contributed by hundreds of diverse journalists, reporters and academics wordwide) should be categorically dismissed by readers.

We encourage Global Research readers to review this piece, to think about the articles, videos and continuous stream of information the Centre provides free of charge thanks to the work of dedicated staff, volunteers and contributors, and decide for yourselves whether, in fact, the Centre’s “anti-war, 911-truth, anti-imperialist and anti-Zionist” articles (as Glavin questionably accuses) are worth more than a “laugh”. You can then choose whether you would like to comment on this article, alongside many others who have already indicated that they do not share Mr. Glavin’s “critique”:

As always, we thank our readers for their continued support in helping us fight the tide of disinformation coming from mainstream and corporate-controlled media, the likes of which is clearly becoming nervous that their bottom line is being threatened by the Truth, and who are fighting for profits instead of fighting the injustice, wars and crimes against humanity increasingly plaguing our world.

Global Research, August 31, 2011 

Terry Glavin: “Ottawa’s Gaddafi fans find their world crumbling”

“The Centre for Research on Globalization is – how to put it delicately- a Canadian clubhouse for crackpots of the anti-war, 911-truth, anti-imperialist and anti-Zionist variety. The Centre would not normally be worth noticing except for a laugh. But, today is not a normal day…”

“Run by Michel Chossudovsky, economics professor emeritus at the University of Ottawa, the Centre has for some long while adopted what could be called a friendly demeanour towards the Libyan regime of Moammar Gaddafi. The Centre also enjoys an intimate and wildly successful relationship with one of the world’s pre-eminent cable “news” networks [RT], and it has put that relationship to the purpose of disseminating undiluted Gaddafist propaganda. As I write this, it’s all crashing down around their heads.…”

“By whatever means Centre boss Chossudovsky provides his outrageous services to police states…”

“How does one deal with “experts” and “journalists” like this?…”

Copyright National Post, 2011

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