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...
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
Russian IL-20
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
9/11 Truth: Lawsuit to Force FBI Assessment of WTC Evidence By Richard Gage, David Meiswinkle, Mick Harrison, and AE911Truth, April 01, 2019
Bolton Torpedoed the Trump-Kim Hanoi Summit By Mike Whitney, April 01, 2019
Iran
The New Arab OTAN – Serving Who? By Margherita Furlan, April 01, 2019
Venezuela Under Siege By Michael Welch and Julia Buxton, March 31, 2019
Juan Guaidó Confesses Being Behind the Sabotage of Venezuela’s Electric System By Gustavo Villapol and VTV, March 30, 2019
Trump
Neoliberals and Neocons Declare “All Options on the Table” in Venezuela By Kurt Nimmo, March 30, 2019
Russia Officially Rubbished Alt-Media’s False Reports About a Venezuelan Base. Reality Check By Andrew Korybko, March 29, 2019
NATO’s Extensive War Crimes against Yugoslavia: “World of Equals” Calls NATO to Account By Tiphaine Dickson and The Taylor Report, March 29, 2019
“The Russians are Still Coming” “Without RussiaGate”: The “Fake News” Witch-hunt against the Independent Media By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, March 28, 2019
Never to Forget: 1999 – NATO’s War on Yugoslavia. The 2019 Belgrade Declaration By Belgrade Forum, March 28, 2019
America’s “Medical Deep State”. The Role of the CDC By Richard Gale and Dr. Gary Null, March 28, 2019
Kosovo War at 20: How Britain and America Backed Jihadists Throughout Conflict By Kit Klarenberg, March 28, 2019
Ukrainian Security Official Says Ukraine Shot Down MH-17 By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, March 27, 2019
Down the Imperial Memory Hole with Venezuela By Dr. Fred Guerin, March 27, 2019
Anti-NATO Speaking Events in Regina and Winnipeg By Global Research News, March 26, 2019
Eight Years Ago, March 2011. The Day before Daraa: How the War Broke Out in Syria By Steven Sahiounie, March 26, 2019
Video: US Declared Another “Full Victory over ISIS”. The 15th Time since December By South Front, March 26, 2019
The War on Yugoslavia Twenty Years Later: NATO’s First ‘Humanitarian’ War By Michael Welch, Prof Michel Chossudovsky, Živadin Jovanović, James Bissett, and Scott Taylor, March 25, 2019
“Big Lies” and “Humanitarian Warfare”: On the Need for A “Legitimate”, Rather Than An “Enabling” Opposition By Mark Taliano, March 25, 2019
US Invasion of Iraq (2003) and Weapons of Mass Destruction: Ari Fleischer Lied, and People Died By Scott Ritter, March 25, 2019
Everyone Will Remember that the Media Made a Mockery of Itself over Russiagate By Andrew Korybko, March 25, 2019
US and Puppet Guaido Implicated in Terrorism Plot Against Venezuela By Kevin Zeese, March 25, 2019
Pompeo: God Sent Trump to Invade Iran By Kurt Nimmo, March 24, 2019
Video: The Mysterious Death of Dr. David Kelly By Norman Baker and Richard Galustian, March 23, 2019
John McCain: From War Criminal to National Hero By Kurt Nimmo, March 23, 2019
Reining in the Yemen Conflict: The US Congress and War Making Powers By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, March 23, 2019
Daniel Ellsberg Calls Chelsea Manning “an American Hero” By Prof. Marjorie Cohn, March 22, 2019
Maduro: US Withholding $5bn of Medical Supplies in ‘Criminal’ Measure By Paul Dobson, March 22, 2019
Video: ISIS Influence Is Still Strong in US-controlled Part of Syria By South Front, March 22, 2019
Fukushima: “An Ongoing Global Radiological Catastrophe”. “A Huge Coverup”. Dr. Helen Caldicott By Dr. Helen Caldicott and Michael Welch, March 21, 2019
Goodbye to the Internet: Interference by Governments Is Already Here By Philip Giraldi, March 21, 2019
Video: The Illegal NATO Bombing of Yugoslavia By Milo Dubak, March 21, 2019
CIA
Why Russiagate Needs a “Constructivist Analysis” By Megan Sherman, March 20, 2019
Greenwashing? The Green Marches Are Mute on the “War Factor” By Nazanín Armanian, March 20, 2019
America Needs a Stronger Defense Industry? Trillions Down the Hole of Military Spending By Stephen Lendman, March 20, 2019
Warfare Tools
Is Trump Really About to Attack Venezuela? By Rep. Ron Paul, March 20, 2019
Criminalizing the Opposition: A “Conspiracy Theorist” Confesses to His Petty Crimes By Edward Curtin, March 20, 2019
New Zealand’s Foreign Policy Comes Home. Close Partnership with NATO By Aidan O’Brien, March 20, 2019
Reading Manifestos: Restricting Brenton Tarrant’s “The Great Replacement” By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, March 20, 2019
Shadow Wars — The Secret Struggle for the Middle East By Jim Miles, March 19, 2019
Video: Caracas Streets and Store — Food Crisis? See for Yourself! By Eva Bartlett, March 19, 2019
Major Human Rights Groups Consistently Supporting US Proxy Figures within Cuba By Shane Quinn, March 19, 2019