Media Disinformation

The people who created Facebook & Google must be smart. They’re billionaires, their companies are worth multi-multi billions, their programs are used by billions around the world. But all these smart people, because of Congressional pressure, have swallowed the stories about “fake news”. Facebook hired a very large staff of people to read everything posted by users to weed out the fake stuff.
Such was the barrage of propaganda directed at the US public that 69% believed Saddam Hussein was “personally involved” in the 9/11 attacks. A significant achievement in manipulation. The Times was not alone in selling the Iraq war to the American people: TV networks from Fox to CBS and CNN were overwhelmingly pro-war.
These stories are not unique cases from a remote war. The same methods are constantly rinsed and repeated, the mentality in our ruling elites is the same, and the risk of a major conflict is as great today as in 1914.
Social media and fake news are apparently the reasons Bolsonaro won at the ballot box. Without the gatekeepers in place to limit access to the “free press”, itself the plaything of billionaires and global corporations, with brands and a bottom line to protect...
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The Official Skripal Story is a Dead Duck By Craig Murray, April 18, 2019
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Unsealed Affidavit Demonstrates US Seeking to Prosecute Assange for His Journalism By Oscar Grenfell, April 18, 2019
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Julian Assange’s Victory By Andre Vltchek, April 17, 2019
The Truth about Venezuela: Speaking events April 18-29 By Global Research News, April 16, 2019
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Julian Assange Arrested – Murdering Human Rights, Freedom of Speech – Murdering Freedom By Peter Koenig, April 16, 2019
Defending Julian Assange; Defending the Truth By Robert J. Burrowes, April 16, 2019
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Jo Cox: A Tragedy Twisted into a Bogus ‘Terror Plot’? By True Publica, April 16, 2019
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Sex, Lies and Julian Assange By Richard Galustian, April 15, 2019
The Fake Charge Against Julian Assange Proves that the US Government Has No Integrity By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, April 15, 2019
Why the Assange Allegation Is a Stitch-up By Craig Murray, April 15, 2019
The Prosecution of Julian Assange Is a Threat to Journalists Everywhere By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, April 15, 2019
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What Happened to “Journalism” in the “Greatest Democracy on Earth”? By Richard Galustian, April 15, 2019
Delegitimising Journalism: The Effort to Relabel Julian Assange By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, April 15, 2019
A Marriage of Conscience: Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning By Edward Curtin, April 15, 2019
Is Assange to be the Sacrificial Lamb to the Slaughter? By Britt Bartenbach, April 15, 2019
Julian Assange Is Guilty Only of Revealing the Evil Soul of US Imperialism By Federico Pieraccini, April 15, 2019
WikiLeaks’ Publication of the Collateral Murder Video, Afghanistan and Iraq Docs, US Diplomatic Cables: Why Assange’s Extradition Must be Opposed at All Cost By Dr. Nozomi Hayase, April 14, 2019
The Arrest of Julian Assange: “Sends a Chill into the Bones of Investigative Journalists and Whistle-Blowers around the Globe” By Hamilton Coalition to Stop the War, April 14, 2019
Drop Invalid Charges Against Julian Assange! By Massoud Nayeri, April 14, 2019
Major Revelation: Assange Was Bought for $4.2 Billion – Former Ecuadorian President Confirms IMF Loan In Exchange For Assange By Paul Antonopoulos, April 14, 2019
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Assange’s Arrest Affirms US/UK Speech, Media, and Academic Freedoms Are Null and Void By Stephen Lendman, April 14, 2019
Assange’s Indictment Treats Journalism as a Crime By Prof. Marjorie Cohn, April 14, 2019
The Assange Arrest: You Have the Right to Remain Silent By Pepe Escobar, April 14, 2019
In the Wake of RussiaGate: A Moral Reckoning Is Due By Renee Parsons, April 14, 2019
Rwandan Genocide Revisited: Impunity for War Criminals that Serve Western Interests By Michael Welch and Phil Taylor, April 13, 2019
Chelsea and Julian Are in Jail. History Trembles. By Craig Murray, April 12, 2019
USA v. Julian Assange: DOJ Indictment on Phony Charge Revealed By Stephen Lendman, April 12, 2019
British Government Arrests WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange on Behalf of the American Empire By Dr. Leon Tressell, April 12, 2019
Assange’s Arrest Criminalizes Truth-Telling Journalism By Stephen Lendman, April 12, 2019
Julian Assange Should be Lauded and Protected, Not Persecuted and Destroyed By Mark Taliano, April 12, 2019
The Assange Arrest Is a Warning from History By John Pilger, April 12, 2019
Venezuela Walks from OAS as Body Violates Charter in Support of US-Backed Coup By Alexander Rubinstein, April 12, 2019
Censored: “Online Harms” By UK Column News, April 12, 2019
Julian Assange: The Age of Injustice By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, April 12, 2019
Shredding Asylum: The Arrest of Julian Assange By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, April 12, 2019
Julian Assange Message Is to “Resist!” By Massoud Nayeri, April 12, 2019
The Problem with Wikipedia and the Digital Revolution By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, April 11, 2019
Police State Britain: UK Police Forcibly Arrest Julian Assange By Stephen Lendman, April 11, 2019
Who Is Killing Whom in the Middle East? Blaming Iran Might be an Excuse for War By Philip Giraldi, April 11, 2019
WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Appears in London Court By RTE, April 11, 2019
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Middle East Activism and Double Standards towards Russia By Andrew Korybko, April 10, 2019
Terrorist Designations: Trump and Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, April 10, 2019
The US Is Arming and Assisting Neo-Nazis in Ukraine, While Congress Debates Prohibition By Max Blumenthal, April 09, 2019
Haiti Facing Worst Crisis Since 1986? By Nancy Roc, April 09, 2019
Rwanda: 25 Years On, U.S. Taxpayers Paying Millions for Homeland Security’s Sham ‘Genocide Fugitive’ Trials in Boston By Keith Harmon Snow, April 08, 2019
Libya: There’s a Reason Why the West Is Portraying Haftar as a “Russian-Backed” Bogeyman By Andrew Korybko, April 08, 2019
ISIS/Al Qaeda in the Middle East and Ukraine’s “Neo-Nazis”: Two Sides of the Imperial Coin By Mark Taliano, April 08, 2019
The Syrian American Council’s Pressure Campaign to Censor One of Its Major Critics By Alexander Rubinstein, April 08, 2019
Venezuela Under Siege By Hugo Turner, April 08, 2019
Assange Faces Ongoing Threats at Ecuador’s London Embassy By Oscar Grenfell, April 08, 2019
NATO at 70: Global Enforcers of Western Imperialism By Michael Welch, Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, and Andre Vltchek, April 07, 2019
Trump Regime Considering Aggression against Venezuela? By Stephen Lendman, April 06, 2019
Veteran Intelligence Professionals (VIPS) Urge Trump to Avoid War Russia Over Venezuela By Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity, April 06, 2019
Boeing’s Problem Is Not Software By The Automatic Earth, April 05, 2019
Pentagon Obsession: China, China, China By Pepe Escobar, April 05, 2019
The Media Smoothed the Path to British Soldiers Using Corbyn as Target Practice By Jonathan Cook, April 05, 2019
Ecuador Twists Embarrassing INA Papers into Pretext to Oust Assange By Defend Wikileaks, April 05, 2019
The Veto: Documentary Film Exposing Western Media Propaganda War Against Syria By Vanessa Beeley, April 05, 2019
Pro-Israeli Power Rolls over Washington By Philip Giraldi, April 03, 2019
Terms of Asylum and Distraction: Ecuador’s President Moreno’s “Assange Problem” By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, April 03, 2019
Trump-Barr’s Manipulation of the Special Counsel Robert Mueller Report of March 22, 2019: The Political Cover-up of the Century? By Prof Rodrigue Tremblay, April 02, 2019
Electoral Dirty Tricks in Israel. Fake Social Media Promoting Likud and PM Netanyahu By Stephen Lendman, April 02, 2019
The Russians Are Not Coming! By Eric Margolis, April 02, 2019
Corporate Media Propaganda: Protecting the EU from ‘Russian Influence’ – by Manufacturing History By Nina Cross, April 01, 2019
Syria: Suspected Al-Qaeda Chemical Attack in Northern Hama and Al Skeilbiyyeh Bells Ring in Defiance By Vanessa Beeley, April 01, 2019